Estimated grade. Ex. Ely; Woodward (1883) Sold by Bowers & Ruddy Nov '79 Price realized $18000
David Akers (1975/88): Proofs are much more rare than might be expected from the 62 mintage figure. They are every bit as rare as most later proofs with mintages only half as great. In all probability, a large number of proofs were not sold and therefore melted.
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