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Lot 1259

1878 Trade Dollar. PCGS graded Proof 64. Coinage of Philadelphia issue 1878 Trade dollars stopped on a dime this year, only 900 were struck in proof and that's it. Throw away the bid sheet if you want to acquire this coin, for it boasts superb blue and gold toning in the fields contrasting with highly frosted devices. Well preserved with few signs of handling, and minimal hairlines. PCGS has graded 69 this high, with 18 graded higher in various grades. An absolute "keeper".
Estimated Value $2,000 - 2,400.
From the Benson collection and purchased from James G. Macallister on June 8, 1944 as part of a Proof Trade dollar set for $120.00.

Realized $6,325

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