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    An eight-piece 1880 proof set, from cent to dollar (both Trade and Morgan) that breaks down as follows: Cent--PR 65 Brown PCGS, faded red still in evidence, along with colorful iridescent undertones; Three-Cent Nickel--PR 65 PCGS, well mirrored with a blush of pale golden-orange on the portrait; Nickel--PR 65 PCGS, highly reflective surfaces accented in rose-gray peripheral color; Dime--PR 65 PCGS, deep russet and olive-gray toning; Quarter--PR 64 PCGS, a near-gem draped in steel-blue, violet, and charcoal-gray toning; Half Dollar--PR 64 PCGS, also deeply toned, this with irregular burnt-gold and sea-green shadings on the obverse, dark gray reverse; Trade Dollar--PR 64 PCGS, gorgeous rich iridescent toning under mirror surfaces that still sparkle despite the intensity of the color; and a Morgan Dollar--PR 65 NGC, a strict, wholly original gem that is draped on both sides in steel-violet, antique-gold, and various deep iridescent shades.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 1997
    10th Friday
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