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Sale 63


 
Lot 828

1870. PCGS graded Proof 64. A totally white sparkler! Only 1,000 proofs struck. This is another attractive 1870 Proof coin that was part of an incomplete 1870 Proof set consigned to the sale by a gentleman on the West Coast. Be sure to check the others in the group, including Two-cent piece, half dime, dime, and seated dollar, offered elsewhere in this sale. Pop 54; 11 in 65, 4 in 66 (PCGS # 6428) .

For trivia buffs, here are some San Francisco restaurant prices for the year 1870: Green turtle soup - 15 cents; Bouillon - 15 cents; Fried smelts - 25 cents; Fried cod - 25 cents; Porterhouse steak - 50 cents; Kidneys with wine sauce - 25 cents; Mallard ducks - 40 cents; Calf's liver - 25 cents; Boiled ham - 40 cents; Venison steak - 25 cents; Cold roast beef - 25 cents; Tea - 15 cents.
Estimated Value $1,300 - 1,400.

 
Realized $1,725
 



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