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    1881 Trade Dollar, PR64
    Low Proof-Only Mintage

    1881 T$1 PR64 PCGS. Interest in Trade dollar proofs was on the wane in 1881, and the Mint responded by limiting the mintage to 960 pieces -- a large decrease from the previous two years. Natural, variegated patina settles over the mirrored obverse fields and smoothly frosted devices of this Choice example. Golden highlights gleam beneath deep-blue and olive-gray shades, which reveal lively violet and lime-green accents when viewed at an angle. Some delicate swirl lines are seen on the reverse. The strike is needle-sharp throughout both sides, not always seen on the 1881 issue, with sharp star centers and strong definition on Liberty's head.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 27YT, PCGS# 7061)

    Weight: 27.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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

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