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    Near-Gem Cameo Proof 1905 Liberty Half Eagle

    1905 $5 PR64 Cameo PCGS. This brilliant yellow-gold proof has a hint of green color on both sides. The fields are deeply mirrored and the devices are slightly reflective with just enough luster remaining to be assigned the Cameo descriptor. A few tiny abrasions prevent calling this coin a Gem.
    Just seven pieces have been designated as Cameo proofs out of 38 total examples certified by PCGS. None have been given the Deep Cameo designation. Among the Cameo proofs graded by PCGS, only one higher grade coin has been certified (11/06). This piece appears to be typical of most proof 1905 half eagles, with Garrett and Guth reported an average grade of 64.4 among coins they have tracked in various auctions.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 3YDP, PCGS# 88500)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    January, 2007
    3rd-6th Wednesday-Saturday
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