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    1871 Seated Half, PR64 Deep Cameo
    Fully Struck, Bold Contrast

    1871 50C PR64 Deep Cameo PCGS. CAC. The sole finest example at PCGS in Deep Cameo format, this boldly contrasted example is deep-mirrored and fully struck. Faint gold toning is deepest at the rims. A few delicate lines define the near-Gem grade, yet no examples have been judged the equal or finer to this coin by PCGS and just three coins in total have earned the Deep Cameo label. CAC endorsed, from a mintage of 960 proofs. Population: 1 in 64 Deep Cameo, 0 finer (9/15).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 27U6, PCGS# 96429)

    Weight: 12.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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