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    Attractive, Choice Cameo proof 1904 Half Eagle

    1904 $5 PR64 Cameo PCGS. The years from 1900 through 1905 saw the largest production of proof Liberty gold coins at any time in the history of this design. Production in 1904, for instance, amounted to 136 Proofs, the fifth highest Proof mintage of the design. Although times may have changed, 25 years ago Walter Breen described this issue as a "sleeper" meaning it was undervalued in relation to other dates of the series. Specifically, he made the comparison to 1903, a much more plentiful proof issue yet with about the same market value. This lovely proof has bright yellow-gold color with highly reflective, mirrored fields and lightly contrasting devices. A few splashes of deeper honey-gold toning are noted. While not a perfect coin, and with a few faint hairlines, this is an exceptionally attractive example.(#88499) (Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 28DA, PCGS# 88499)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    May, 2005
    4th-7th Wednesday-Saturday
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