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Lot
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1860 25C PR67 Cameo NGC. Briggs 9-H. ...

2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction #1158

 
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Auction Ended On: Aug 12, 2011
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Location: Marriott - Chicago O Hare
8535 W. Higgins Road
Chicago, IL 60631

Description:
1860 Seated Quarter, PR67 Cameo
Conditionally Rare Proof Issue
1860 25C PR67 Cameo NGC. Briggs 9-H. There are blushes of pale golden iridescence on both sides of this coin, but the outward appearance is one of deep mirrored reflectivity in the fields and soft frosting over the devices. As is typical of the variety, the obverse stars show irregular definition on the centrils, but the balance of the features are needle-sharp. Now for perhaps the most distinguishing element of this coin: the surface preservation. Neither the obverse nor the reverse exhibits a single distracting blemish. The proof 1860 is not a rare coin in an absolute sense, even though many of the 1,000 pieces produced were probably melted as unsold at year's end. However, the date is seldom encountered in such a lofty grade as PR67. Census: 1 in 67 Cameo, 1 finer (5/11).(Registry values: P3) (PCGS# 85556)

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