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    Cameo Proof 1899

    1899 PR 64 Cameo. The overall eye appeal of this proof half eagle is undeniable, although it has suffered from the contact marks that so often plague the larger gold proofs. On the obverse, there are scattered marks in the field, the most significant being a scrape to the left of the date. On the reverse, scattered marks are most noticeable around the eagle's head. Only 99 proofs were struck this year, and despite its minor imperfections, this coin will be actively sought by the gold specialists. A significant coin destined for a significant collection. (NGC ID# CNZE, PCGS# 8494)

    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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    August, 1996
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