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    Elusive Proof 1856 Seated Dollar
    Strongly Toned PR62 Specimen

    1856 $1 PR62 PCGS. The exact mintage of proof Seated dollars for 1856 remains a topic of informed speculation, but it is beyond question that such coins are rare today regardless of condition. This PR62 survivor has much to offer the collector. Boldly impressed devices emerge from strongly reflective fields, both aspects draped in dappled gold and blue-green patina. Though a number of hairlines run through the fields and several contact marks are noted at the right obverse field and elsewhere, the overall eye appeal remains solid for the grade. Population: 5 in 62, 20 finer (12/12).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 252A, PCGS# 6999)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    January, 2013
    9th-14th Wednesday-Monday
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