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    PCGS 1866 PR 65. Formerly Lot 1098 in Auction '86, where it was described as follows: "A Wonder Coin! A sensational gem with undescribable exquisite toning. The array of colors include a natural magnificent mingling of gold, purple, royal and electric blue iridescence. Acquired from an original Proof Set. Popular first year of the Motto Added Seated Liberty type and rarer than its purported mintage of 725, as Proof Sets of the year are known to contain Uncirculated pieces substituted for Proofs. This bright glittering beauty is quite spectacular and would be an outstanding addition to any collection. A breathtaking gem that is worthy of a record bid." This coin subsequently appeared as Lot 580 in Auction '89 where it was graded Brilliant Proof 67. The coin remains a stunner today, with exceptional, original coloring and superb eye appeal. (NGC ID# 23WX, PCGS# 5565)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    Jul-Aug, 1994
    30th-2nd Saturday-Tuesday
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