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    1900 PR 50. An unquestioned proof striking, the date is low in the exergual area as seen on all proofs of this date. While slightly dull in the fields, the more protected areas of the devices still show the intense mirrored flash of the proof finish. Quite a flashy coin for having been handled in circulation for a short time. This and the 1897, and in fact, all the other circulated proof gold in this sale were pulled from European bank holdings of gold in the 1940s and '50s. (NGC ID# 28D6, PCGS# 8495)

    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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    October, 1994
    6th-8th Thursday-Saturday
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