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    Premium Gem Proof 1861 Seated Dollar

    1861 $1 PR66 PCGS. Due to the rarity of mint state examples of this early Civil War issue, Proofs are in particular demand from date collectors and others. Coinage of Proof Seated Liberty dollars during the year was pegged at 1,000 examples with the entire mintage delivered on April 15; however, it is certain that less were sold. Dave Bowers estimated about 350 coins. This example is one of the finest possible Gems that could survive with gorgeous iridescent toning on each side. The obverse has rich blue-green color around the circumference, framing lovely rose and lilac at the center. The reverse is similar but primarily pale rose with light blue only along the borders. This example is housed in an old green label PCGS holder; however, does not appear on the PCGS Population Report. The California grading service also records a single PR67 example.(#7004) (Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 252F, PCGS# 7004)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2004
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
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