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    1887 PR 45. The 1887 is the only date in the Coronet series of half eagles that was struck only as a proof. A mere 87 pieces were produced and of that number perhaps as many as 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 still flash deeply around the devices, but are subdued considerably in the fields and more exposed areas of the coin. There are no large or distracting marks on either side, just slight rubbing from limited use in the channels of commerce. (NGC ID# 28CR, PCGS# 8482)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    October, 1994
    8th-11th Saturday-Tuesday
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