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    1875 Twenty Cent Piece, PR63 Cameo
    First Year of Issue

    1875 20C PR63 Cameo PCGS. BF-2. Seldom seen as a cameo, this is a spectacular type coin with profound field-device contrast. This first year of issue had a mintage of 2,790 proofs, but only the first few pieces off the dies show a cameo effect. The fields are deeply mirrored, and the obverse is nearly brilliant. The reverse shows just the slightest tinge of golden-rose color. Light scuffing in the fields accounts for the grade. Population: 25 in 63 Cameo, 36 finer (10/16).
    Ex: Long Beach Signature (Heritage, 2/2008), lot 333.(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 23X7, PCGS# 85303)

    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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