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Rarely Seen 1879 Proof Quarter Eagle

1879 PR 64 Cameo NGC. An extremely rare proof with a mintage of only 30 pieces. From that original production, it is estimated today that between 15 and 18 pieces still survive as recognizable proofs. This is a deeply reflective coin that shows a light accent of frost on the devices. Slightly hairlined with a thin hazy film over each side and no mentionable surface defects. (NGC ID# 7K88, PCGS# 7905)

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January, 1998
10th-13th
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Due completely to Heritage's thoroughly diligent and professional management and promotion of the collection, the faraday Collection stirred national attention among numismatists and the auction results brought a gross value greater than that last estimated by the experienced collector.
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