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    1890 Five Dollar, PR61
    An Affordable Proof Gold Piece

    1890 $5 PR61 Cameo PCGS. Careless handling accounts for the grade on this nonetheless-appealing piece, with numerous but not particularly heavy contact marks in the obverse fields and on Liberty's face. The surfaces are a deep reddish-gold. Garrett and Guth posit that there are only 20 to 25 pieces known of this rare proof issue, produced to the extent of only 88 recorded pieces.
    Ex: Long Beach Signature (Heritage, 9/2007), lot 3501.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 3WUT, PCGS# 88485)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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