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    1879 Morgan Dollar, PR68 Cameo
    Tied for Finest Certified

    1879 $1 PR68 Cameo NGC. Ex: Chappell Collection. A generous mintage of 1,100 proof Morgan dollars was accomplished in 1879, but some examples may have gone unsold. The remainder would have been melted after the end of the year, according to official Mint policy, significantly reducing the net production total. This magnificent PR68 example exhibits richly frosted devices that stand out in sharp cameo contrast from the deeply mirrored fields. The design elements are sharply detailed, aside from the slightest touch of softness on the hair strands above Liberty's ear. As expected, the brilliant surfaces are free of significant distractions and eye appeal is tremendous. Census: 2 in 68 Cameo, 0 finer (3/13).(Registry values: N10218) (NGC ID# 27Z2, PCGS# 87314)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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