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    1877 Twenty Cent, PR64 Cameo
    Challenging Proof-Only Date

    1877 20C PR64 Cameo NGC. Although it is not in the same realm as the 1876-CC in terms of rarity, the 1877 still poses one of the greatest challenges in the twenty cent series. It is a proof-only issue struck to the extent of 510 specimens, and while upward of 60% of the original mintage survives, most coins are in low grades with minimal contrast. This bright, silver-gray near-Gem proof offers reflective fields with light marks above Liberty's head and in the right obverse field. Contrast is especially bold on the reverse. Census: 23 in 64 Cameo (1 in 64 Cameo), 27 finer (11/15).
    From The Kling Family Collection.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 27H4, PCGS# 85305)

    Weight: 5.00 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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

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    January, 2016
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