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    First-Year 1875 Twenty Cent, PR66

    1875 20C PR66 PCGS. CAC. Though collector enthusiasm for the twenty cent piece waned almost as soon as commercial enthusiasm, there was enough interest in the denomination at the beginning to justify a first-year mintage of 2,790 proof specimens. Survival is low relative to the population, especially in grades above Gem. This PR66 example has a reddish center on the obverse, while the margins on that side and the reverse are blue. Both colors are lit up by bright mirrors, and a perceptible cameo effect is visible through the toning. Practically defect-free to the unaided eye. Population: 12 in 66, 1 finer (7/11).
    From The Oliver Collection.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 27GZ, PCGS# 5303)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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