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    1897 $1 Dollar PR 67 NGC. A challenging issue at this grade level, this specimen's originality fits comfortably among that of the other silver pieces in this memorable proof set. Unlike many of its counterparts, this 1890s proof Morgan exhibits a strong strike that does not diminish even as one's glance turns toward the focal portions of Liberty's hair and the eagle's breast. Even under the strongest magnification, it would prove impossible to highlight a surface blemish worthy of attention. The shimmering fields and frosted devices carry a warm layer of antique-copper patina that gives way to brilliance across the central obverse. An exceptional piece that would form the centerpiece of any advanced collection of Morgan dollars. Population: 16 in 67, 4 finer (6/99). (NGC ID# 23XE, PCGS# 7440)

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    August, 1999
    11th-13th Wednesday-Friday
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