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Lot
1550

1857 P25C Quarter Dollar, Judd-188, Pollock-225, Low R.7, PR64 Brown NGC....

2009 January Orlando, FL FUN Auction #1121

 
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Orange County Convention Center
North/South Building
9400 Universal Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32819

Description:
1857 Quarter Die Trial
Attributed to Paquet
Judd-188, PR64 Brown
1857 P25C Quarter Dollar, Judd-188, Pollock-225, Low R.7, PR64 Brown NGC.
Design.
The obverse is the regular-issue Seated Liberty quarter from 1857, while the reverse is from an incomplete die that shows UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and QUAR. DOL. at the rim in a smaller font than on the regular issues, with the letter Q shaped much differently. The center reverse is blank. Struck in copper with a plain edge.

Commentary.
Struck on both thick and thin planchets, this is another pattern variety that begs for a weight indication on the encapsulation. In earlier editions, the comment on this pattern in Judd was that it "appears to be the first work of Anthony C. Paquet who started working at the Mint on October 20, 1857." Perhaps a dozen exist on both thick and thin planchets according to USPatterns.com, but this is the sole example certified at NGC. There are three others at PCGS, the finest a PR64 Brown (11/08). Could the variety be rarer than thought?

Physical Description.
The Q in QUARTER is noticeably thin and squeezed, with a long serif descending from the center of the letter. Both sides offer subtle reddish-gold coloration, with a dollop of sage added to the reverse. A few reeding marks are noted in the center reverse, signs of contact with other coins (of the same issue, one might assume), but otherwise the surfaces are splendid and attractive, with a bold strike and excellent appeal. NGC Census: This is the sole Judd-188 graded by NGC in any grade. PCGS Population: Three pieces graded in total, with the finest in PR64 Brown (12/08).

Provenance.
Ex: Stack's unknown auction, lot 2031, PR62 Red and Brown PCGS.
From The Lemus Collection, Queller Family Collection Part Two. (PCGS# 11825)

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