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1889 25C MS67 PCGS. CAC....

2014 June 23 The Eugene H. Gardner Collection of US Coins Signature Auction - New York #1213

 
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Auction Ended On: Jun 23, 2014
Item Activity: 5 Internet/mail/phone bidders
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Location: Ukrainian Institute of America at The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion
2 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10075

Description:
1889 Seated Liberty Quarter, MS67
Scarce Low-Mintage Issue
1889 25C MS67 PCGS. CAC. Warm crimson-gray and cobalt-blue patina blankets the fully defined features on this Superb Gem.

Population Data (5/14): PCGS shows 38 in MS67 (including three MS67+) with two MS68 finer. NGC reports 26 in MS67 and two in MS68.

Heritage Commentary: The 1888 and 1889 Seated quarter issues are both great choices for collectors desiring to obtain a Superb Gem or finer example.

Consignor Commentary: This date has to be one of the most common in Gem condition of the entire series. It is hard to believe that Briggs has it listed as R.5 in Mint State. Without making any extravagant condition census claims, I would simply note this coin's wonderful even toning on both obverse and reverse. No lines, spots or other defects are present to comment on.

Provenance: FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/2001), lot 6916.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 23VM, PCGS# 5522)

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