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    Gem Proof 1862 Seated Liberty Dollar
    Spectacular Toning

    1862 $1 PR65 NGC. The government suspended specie payments in 1862, due to financial uncertainty occasioned by the Civil War, and proof coins were only available through a costly and time consuming ordering procedure. Vividly toned in iridescent shades of golden-brown and violet, this extraordinary Gem is one of the finest survivors of the tiny proof mintage of 550 pieces. Pinpoint definition is evident on all design elements, and only the tiniest imperfections can be detected in the reflective fields. Census: 13 in 65, 8 finer (9/10).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 252G, PCGS# 7005)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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