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    1887 Three Dollar Gold, PR64 Cameo

    1887 $3 PR64 Cameo PCGS. CAC. This curious proof issue saw some proofs struck in normal coin turn (180-degree orientation between dies), some struck in medal turn (zero-degree orientation), some struck medal-turn then overstruck with 160-degree orientation. This piece is from the normal-coin-turn group. There is a pleasing level of contrast between the fields and devices, with excellent black-on-gold contrast, but some light planchet roughness is noted in the fields on each side. Bowers' three dollar gold reference estimates that about 90 to 120 proof coins are known today. Population: 3 in 64, 12 finer (12/07).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 28AW, PCGS# 88051)

    Weight: 5.02 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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