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    Collectible PR58 1898 Two and a Half

    1898 $2 1/2 PR58 PCGS. Like all proof gold coins, the 1898 is rare. A mere 165 pieces were struck. Third party population data is of little value to determine the number of survivors, due to incessant resubmissions over the years, particularly after the advent of the Cameo, Deep Cameo, and Ultra Cameo designations. This is an intricately struck representative with flashy butter-gold fields and a few wispy marks on the cheek and above the eagle's head. Friction is limited to the eyebrow and nostril.
    From The New Hope Collection.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 288M, PCGS# 7924)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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