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    1885 PR 50. Cleaned. A lightly circulated proof showing the diagnostic recutting of the first A in AMERICA. This is a very scarce and popular issue with only 800 business strikes produced and another 110 proofs minted. Most of the surviving examples are proofs, such as this one. This piece has few obvious abrasions, the most apparent surface defect being the effects of the cleaning. (NGC ID# 28AU, PCGS# 8049)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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

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    Auction Dates
    July, 1993
    28th-31st Wednesday-Saturday
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