It is virtually impossible to find examples of these aluminum coins in Proof condition that don't have a point of contact or oxydization somewhere. The material is just too sensitive! This one is about as good as it gets, with frosty details and great contrast. There is a bit of contact...
WOW ! The PCGS grade says it all - and so does the photo. When we saw this coin, we just HAD to buy it - forget the "book value". This coin is just incredible in its freshness, AND has ZERO oxidization !!! For a collector of ultimate quality, this coin is a must.
This coin is a superb Proof in virtually perfect condition with NO oxydization flecks. Despite a relatively large Proof mintage, few examples have survived that are not impaired in some way or do not show signs of atmospheric corrosion. A lovely Proof for the discerning collector.
In grading these aluminum coins, PCGS seems to ignore the fact that production quality was pretty crappy to start with. If you ignore the natural porosity of the planchet, there are very few additional markings. The coin is very bright with impressive contrast. Almost nothing better CAN...
WOW ! The PCGS grade says it all - and so does the photo. When we saw this coin, this was another coin we just HAD to have - forget the "book value". This coin is just incredible in its freshness, AND has ZERO oxidization !!! I think that the only thing that prevented PCGS from giving...