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    Cameo Proof 1888 Half Eagle

    1888 PR 64 Cameo NGC. A scarce date as a proof. Only 95 proofs were struck and today perhaps a third of that number still exist. This is a stunning white-on-black cameoed piece whose fields have an unfathomable depth of mirrored reflectivity. The devices are heavily frosted. Only some scattered hairlines in the fields limit the grade. Still, an attractive, high-end piece of proof gold. Population: 2 in 64 Cameo, 1 finer (1/97). (NGC ID# 28CS, PCGS# 8483)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    March, 1997
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