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    Cameo Proof 1898 Half Eagle

    1898 PR 64. Despite the relative availability of business strikes, proofs of this date are quite rare. Only 75 were originally produced, and of that number Breen estimates that today perhaps as few as 25 may still exist in all grades. This is a stunning, two-toned cameo. When closely examined a few hairlines become apparent with the only other noticeable surface flaw being a small alloy spot in the obverse field out from stars 3 and 4. An attractive example of this seldom seen proof issue. (NGC ID# 28D4, PCGS# 8493)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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