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    1880 Morgan, Near-Brilliant PR66
    Modestly Contrasted

    1880 $1 PR66 PCGS. A relatively large number of proof sets were ordered in 1880 because of widespread speculation in proof-only Trade dollars, which were discontinued for mass production in 1878 but continued in proof production through 1883 (excluding the ultra-rare 1884 and 1885 issues). As a result, the mintage of proof Morgan dollars, which were included in the sets, totaled a whopping 1,355 pieces. The issue is available in lower grades, but quite scarce at the Premium Gem level. The present coin is sharply struck, with brilliant, reflective fields and the slightest hint of gold overtones. Modest cameo contrast is apparent on each side.
    From The Speechless Collection. (Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 27Z4, PCGS# 7315)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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