1861 $1 PR (PCGS# 7004)
The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction
Lot Number: 10559
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Reflective fields and satiny devices exhibit a pale golden sheen. One of 1,000 proofs of the date struck, a level that allows for easy acquisition, though Choice examples such as this are far more elusive than survivors at lower grades. Indeed, fewer than 10 examples of the date have been assigned finer grades than the present coin from PCGS. All told, choice and appealing for the grade.