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    Conditionally Rare Proof 1904 Half Eagle PR65 PCGS

    1904 $5 PR65 PCGS. A sharply struck specimen with impressively mirrored fields that seem hairline-free. Neither side of the coin shows even the slightest sign of contact or improper handling. Breen writes in his Encyclopedia that proofs have a die line from the right foot of the L in LIBERTY, and a "hollow" within the eagle's wing below IN, and this half eagle confirms both diagnostics. Only 136 proofs were struck, perhaps half of which still survive today. A scarce and desirable Gem specimen, encased in a PCGS holder with a light-green label. Population: 4 in 65, 1 finer (7/06).(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 28DA, PCGS# 8499)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    August, 2006
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