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    Proof 1899 Half Eagle, PR 64 Cameo NGC

    1899 $5 PR 64 Cameo NGC. While the 1899 business strike half eagle is one of the more common dates in this long-lived series, its proof counterpart is seldom offered. In fact, the present example is only the second proof that we have handled in recent memory, the first being a similarly graded specimen that was offered as lot 5792 in our 1996 Denver ANA Sale. The coin that we highlight here exhibits a stunning cameo contrast between the frosty devices and mirrored fields. Both sides are thinly veiled in milky haziness, but the deep orange-gold color and pinpoint striking definition are readily evident at all angles. Carefully preserved and solidly in the near-Gem category.
    From the Violet Bancroft Collection. (NGC ID# 3YDG, PCGS# 88494)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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