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    Near-Gem Deep Cameo Proof 1894 Half Eagle

    1894 $5 PR64 Deep Cameo PCGS. The original mintage for the proof 1894 Half Eagle was only 75 pieces. However, probably no more than 35-40 pieces are identifiable today as proofs in all grades. This is one of the most attractive examples extant. Not all 1894 proofs show contrast between the fields and devices, but on this piece it is pronounced. The devices are heavily frosted and the fields are watery with bottomless reflectivity and an orange-peel texture, indicating an early striking. A very pleasing and important proof striking. Population: 2 in 64, 0 finer (4/03). (NGC ID# 28CY, PCGS# 98489)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    July, 2003
    26th-30th Saturday-Wednesday
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