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1856-S $2 1/2 MS63 PCGS. CAC....

2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia #1173

 
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Auction Ended On: Aug 3, 2012
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Location: Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
201 North 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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1856-S Quarter Eagle, MS63
Greenish-Gold Rim Accents
1856-S $2 1/2 MS63 PCGS. CAC. Sine the 1854-S quarter eagle is a fabulous rarity and the 1855-S is nonexistent -- none were struck -- the 1856-S two and a half is the first collectible S-mint issue in the series. This is a well-struck example, free of singular marks with orange-gold surfaces and greenish accents at the rim, the latter likely caused by remnants of silver alloy in the gold. Population: 4 in 63, 7 finer (7/12).(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25JB, PCGS# 7781)

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