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1889 $2 1/2 MS65 PCGS. CAC....

2012 November 29 - December 2 US Coin Signature Auction - Houston #1177

 
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Auction Ended On: Nov 30, 2012
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Location: George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida de las Americas
Houston, TX 77010

Description:
Gem Low-Mintage 1889 Quarter Eagle
Tied for Finest at PCGS
1889 $2 1/2 MS65 PCGS. CAC. Choice examples of the 1889 quarter eagle are far more available than the Gem level of the present coin, where PCGS has seen only nine submissions -- unsurprising, given the small emission of 17,648 pieces. This example boasts flashy mint luster over deep, mellow reddish-gold surfaces that are only lightly marked and close to a full strike, save only for minor weakness on a couple of hair curls on Liberty.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25LD, PCGS# 7841)

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