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    1900 Cameo Proof Five-Dollar

    1900 PR 64 Cameo NGC. Perhaps it was the celebration of the turn-of-the-century that caused the mint to strike 230 proof half eagles this year, approximately double that normally issued in the other late years of the Liberty five-dollar design. This is the final year of the contrasting method of proofing, and this coin is no exception. The fields are deeply mirrored and the devices heavily frosted resulting in a fine black and white contrast. A few minuscule hairlines are noted over both sides, perhaps from a light wiping, but these do not detract from this coin's overall appearance. A hint of violet color is seen at the lower portion of the reverse. Population: 1 in PR 64, none are finer (6/96). (NGC ID# 28D6, PCGS# 8495)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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