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Lot 4449

1907 $5 Liberty. NGC graded Proof 67 Cameo. In NGC holder 1916233-001. A well struck untoned gem coin. Among the finest known. 92 Struck. This is a rare issue, even by the standards of 19th century Proof gold, with survivors seen with much less frequency than those of the 1900-1906 Proof deliveries. The number struck seems to be a fairly large number, and yet either many examples were melted as unsold at year's end, or a not insignificant number of pieces were lost or spent by collectors. Solidly graded as a Superb Gem Proof 67, this boldly contrasting survivor is at the far North Pole of the Condition Census, in the frozen inner circle where there is only a single other like it (see below). There is not a single distracting blemish on either the obverse or the reverse, no copper spots. Furthermore, both sides are about as close to perfection as one could look forward to in a Proof gold coin of any denomination and issue. Unbelievably deep in reflectivite sheen, the watery fields support textured (frosted) devices with needle sharp delineation throughout. A yellow-gold specimen with breathtakingly gorgeous eye appeal and faultless technical merits. Pop 3; 1 finer in 67 Star. (PCGS # 8502) .
Estimated Value $50,000 - 60,000.
Ohringer Family Trust Holdings.

Realized $54,625

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