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    Enchanting PR63 Cameo 1892 Half Eagle

    1892 $5 PR63 Cameo NGC. While this issue's stated mintage of 92 specimens is high relative to other years, it is just as much of a rarity as its earlier peers, according to Garrett and Guth in their Encyclopedia of U.S. Gold Coins. To quote their entry on this issue, "There are just 20 to 30 coins known, including those in museums and tightly held collections." This is one of the few examples available, a significantly contrasted lemon-gold representative that is attractive despite minor hairlines and contact evident in the fields. Census: 1 in 63 Cameo, 7 finer (11/08).
    From The Peter J. Adasek, M.D. Collection.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 3WUV, PCGS# 88487)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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