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    Splendid Cameo Proof 1881 Half Eagle

    1881 $5 PR66 Cameo NGC. Clearly, one of the finest surviving specimens from an original production of a mere 42 proofs. The glassy yellow-gold surfaces could hardly be more reflective and stand out in distinct contrast with the chalky devices. Pinpoint disturbances on Liberty's chin and on the curls extending down from her ear are a result of the minting process and not an impediment to the technical grade. Population: 3 in 66 Cameo, 0 finer (11/03). (#88476) (Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 28CJ, PCGS# 88476)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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