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    1871 Half Dollar, PR65 Cameo
    Delicate Rose-Gold Toning

    1871 50C PR65 Cameo NGC. The proof 1871 Seated half dollar becomes increasingly scarce in grades finer than PR64, and all the more with Cameo contrast. NGC reports a mere 16 submissions for Cameo coins, and only this piece received a PR65 grade. The coin is fully struck on the satiny devices and beautifully mirrored in the fields. Both sides are brilliant across the interiors, ceding to rose-gold hues in the margins. Census: 1 in 65 Cameo, 6 finer; 1 in 65 Ultra Cameo, 0 finer (4/19).

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 27U6, PCGS# 86429)

    Weight: 12.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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