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    1904 Half Eagle, Flashy PR64 Cameo

    1904 $5 PR64 Cameo PCGS. CAC. Only 136 proof Liberty Head half eagles were struck in 1904, making the issue rare in today's market. Jeff Garrett and Ron Guth estimate a surviving population of 50-75 specimens in all grades., most of them in the lower proof grades. The Mint favored an all-brilliant finish on their proof issues after 1902, so early 20th century examples with cameo contrast are especially rare.

    This attractive near-Gem proof offers deeply mirrored fields and dramatic, black-on-gold cameo flash. The fields show a few minor hairlines on close inspection, but they tend to be overwhelmed by the vivid greenish-gold color and the intense surface reflectivity. Population: 14 in 64 (1 in 64+) Cameo, 7 finer (3/15).
    Ex: Long Beach Signature (Heritage, 2/2011), lot 4493.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 28DA, PCGS# 88499)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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