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    Stunning, High Grade, Eight-Piece 1881 Proof Set

    1881 Proof Set, NGC Certified. Included are:
    Cent PR 65 Red. Sparkling, deeply mirrored fields with bright orange-red color.
    Three-Cent Nickel PR 67. A near-flawless example that is moderately reflective in the fields and shows pale rose and lilac patina.
    Nickel PR 66. Like the three-cent nickel, this piece is also only moderately reflective and is toned in similar light shadings.
    Dime PR 65. Brilliant in the centers with rich violet and cobalt-blue patination at the margins. Deeply reflective fields with a bit of contrasting frost on the devices.
    Quarter PR 66. Also brilliant in the centers with attractive light russet color at the margins. The devices are moderately frosted and set against the watery reflectivity seen in the fields.
    Half-Dollar PR 65. Noticeably contrasted on each side, there are just a few light hairlines in the fields. Lightly and attractively toned at the margins with intense, brilliant centers.
    Morgan Dollar PR 64. A stunning white-on-black cameo that is mostly brilliant except for a light accent of golden-brown color at the perimeters. Downgraded by a couple of unfortunate slide marks across the cheek of Liberty.
    Trade Dollar PR 66. A brilliant coin except for the slightest bit of brown coloration over the denticles. The untoned surfaces present a stunning cameoed appearance with the frosted devices set against the illimitible depth of mirrored reflectivity in the fields.
    An extraordinary proof set that should excite even the most advanced collector.


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

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 1998
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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