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    1871 50C PR64 PCGS. CAC. Sun-gold, mint-green, and lavender hues appear on the obverse of this CAC-endorsed near-Gem proof, while the reverse displays a uniform light golden appearance. The fields are deeply mirrored, and the strike is sharp. Eye appeal is excellent for the grade. Housed in a first generation "rattler" holder. Population: 29 in 64, 19 finer. CAC: 4 in 64, 11 finer (8/16).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 27U6, PCGS# 6429)

    Weight: 12.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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