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    1858 Silver Dollar, Proof Details
    Rare Proof-Only Date

    1858 $1 -- Scratches -- NGC Details. Proof. The 1858 is a rare proof-only date with a Guide Book mintage of 300 pieces. The variety with a die lump on the base of the L in DOL. The reverse die was also used to strike some 1856 and 1857 proofs, per Duncan Lee. The present specimen is well struck and mostly brilliant with faint hairlines. A pinscratch extends from the right shield tip toward star 10. On the reverse, a pinscratch extends from the left shield tip through the eagle's neck to the rim at 12:30.
    From the collection of Donald E. Bently, sold for the benefit of the Bently Foundation.

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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