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1891 $2 1/2 MS64+ NGC. FS-801 Doubled Die Reverse, apparently constituting a good portion of the mintage. Dramatic die doubling appears most prominently on OF AMERICA on the reverse of this near-Gem quarter eagle, visible as well on the lower-right (facing) wing and the D in the denomination. Boldly struck with relatively unmarked orange-gold surfaces, although some minor verdigris also occurs on the reverse at IT and the rim above. Census for the 1891: 34 in 64 (1 in 64+), 9 finer (3/13).
From The Fairfax Collection.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25LF, PCGS# 7843)

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