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    Select Proof 1896 Five Dollar With Deep Cameo Surfaces

    1896 $5 PR63 Deep Cameo PCGS. Only a meager 103 proofs were struck in 1896 and currently, 29 pieces have been certified in all grades by both services combined (10/05), including any resubmissions. This Select coin has incredibly deep mirrors that provide a virtual black backdrop to the frosted golden devices seen on each side. There are very light, almost imperceptible hairlines in the fields, these being the primary grade-limiting factors. Still, an outstanding piece of proof gold and worthy of a strong bid. Population: 1 in 63 Deep Cameo, 3 finer (10/05).(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 56BA, PCGS# 98491)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    December, 2005
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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