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    PCGS 1887 AU 50. The 1887 is the only date in the series that was struck only as a proof. Only 87 pieces were produced and of that number perhaps 30 survive today. Quite a few are impaired or circulated, such as this coin, which is actually a good thing for collectors as it places a number of coins in their hands that would not otherwise be obtainable. The original proof surfaces are greatly subdued and are only apparent around the devices. There are numerous small abrasions on each side, but none are singularly distracting. There is also a rich reddish patina that gives the coin an added bit of eye appeal. Trends $12,500 (12/6). (NGC ID# 28CR, PCGS# 8482)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    February, 1994
    5th-8th Saturday-Tuesday
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