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    1877 Twenty Cent, PR61 Cameo
    Just 510 Proofs Minted

    1877 20C PR61 Cameo PCGS Secure. BF-1, R.3. The twenty cent denomination never caught on with the public and was abolished as a circulating coin after 1876. However, the Mint continued to strike proofs in 1877 and 1878. This is the scarcer of those two proof-only dates with a mintage of 510 specimens. Profound cameo contrast is the result of thickly frosted devices set against glistening mirrored fields, enhanced by the brilliance that dominates each side. Colorful toning accents appear around the margins, mainly on the reverse. Wispy contact marks limit the technical grade.(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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    June, 2018
    14th-17th Thursday-Sunday
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