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    Gem Cameo Proof 1903 Liberty Head Eagle

    1903 $5 PR65 Cameo NGC. Early 20th century proof gold coins (and also silver coins) are seldom found with any degree of cameo contrast. For example, NGC and PCGS have combined to certify only 26 Cameo pieces out of a total population of 116 coins for the date. The mintage for the year was 154 proof half eagles, and it is universally believed that about 75 or 80 of these coins still exist today. This Gem Cameo proof is an exquisite representative of the date, with light yellow-gold color, deeply mirrored fields, and fully detailed devices that retain light mint frost. Census: 8 in 65 Cameo, 9 finer (12/06).(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 28D9, PCGS# 88498)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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