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    1893 Half Eagle, PR64+ ★ Ultra Cameo
    Only 77 Pieces Struck

    1893 $5 PR64+ ★ Ultra Cameo NGC. CAC. Only 77 proof Liberty half eagles were struck in 1893 and probably no more than 25-35 examples survive today in all grades. Unfortunately, population data has been skewed by resubmissions and crossovers and the true rarity of this issue is only understood by series specialists.

    The coin offered here is a high-end Choice specimen with incredible eye appeal. The design elements exhibit razor-sharp definition throughout and the richly frosted devices contrast profoundly with the deeply mirrored fields to produce a stunning cameo effect. The surfaces show the orange-peel texture of the best 19th century proofs and display few signs of contact. Census: 1 in 64+ Ultra Cameo, 6 finer (6/13).(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 28CX, PCGS# 98488)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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