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    1887 PR 62 PCGS.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 placing this coin in a lofty category almost by itself. PCGS has certified only 5 proofs that did not enter circulation (4/95). The original proof surfaces exhibit numerous small abrasions and scattered hairlines 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. (NGC ID# 28CR, PCGS# 8482)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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