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    1857 Seated Liberty Dollar, PR64
    An Important Early Proof

    1857 $1 PR64 NGC. The year 1857 brought numerous changes to coin collecting in the United States, and the proofs of that year reflect those shifts. Though the silver proofs of 1857 are not so rare as their earlier counterparts, at the same time, such pieces prove much more elusive than specimens from 1858 and later. This delightful Choice proof is well-defined overall, if a trifle softly struck on Liberty's head. Deep blue, green, and violet shadings embrace much of each side, though lighter gold-orange and silver-gray hints appear at the center of the obverse. Minimally flawed for the grade with strong eye appeal. Census: 10 in 64, 11 finer (1/11).(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 252B, PCGS# 7000)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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