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    1891 PR 64 Cameo NGC. Of the 53 proofs originally struck, it is estimated (by Breen) that today perhaps 25-30 still exist in all grades. Akers makes the statement, "the proofs of this date, ...for some unknown reason, have a higher survival ratio than other proofs of this period." We have not found that to be true as this is the first 1891 proof we have offered for sale in the past five years. The devices show a nice, cameoed effect against the illimitible depth of mirrored reflectivity in the fields, and a few tiny hairlines are all that keep this piece from a full gem grade. (NGC ID# 28CV, PCGS# 8486)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    September, 1996
    18th Wednesday
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