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1882 GOLD DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 7583, 7632, 97632

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 5,000
Proofs: 25

Designer: James Barton Longacre

Diameter: 14.3 millimeters

Metal content:
 Gold - 90%
Silver and Copper - 10%

Weight: 25.8 grains (1.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) below the wreath on the reverse

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
MS-64.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 98, illustrated, sold for $690.00  Purchased from RARCOA, August 1973

Choice Brilliant Proof.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1445 @$3,450.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1446 @$862.50

ANACS MS-60.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8819, not plated, unsold

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 4 MS-68's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 5 PR-66's.

The finest Proof Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-66.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 2 PRDC-66's.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, April 2004" by The Professional Coin Grading Service