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    Seldom Seen 1896 Select Proof Five Dollar

    1896 $5 PR63 PCGS. Only a meager 103 proofs were struck in 1896 and currently, 19 pieces have been certified in all grades by both services combined (10/04). 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. Some hazy opaque toning is reported on each side, but is slightly deeper on the reverse. An outstanding piece of proof gold. Population: 3 in 63, 8 finer (11/04).(#8491) (Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 28D2, PCGS# 8491)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    December, 2004
    8th-10th Wednesday-Friday
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