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    1825 quarter E Countermark VF 30 Rim Bump. (INS graded VF 35), B-2, R.2. One of the most controversial and collectible of all U.S. coins. The E and L countermarks from 1815 and 1825 are an enigma that may never be solved. Many theories have been proposed over the years about their meaning but none have withstood long-term critical analysis (including the lengthy attempted explanation we made in last year's ANA Sale). This piece has medium gray patina in the fields with silvery-brilliant highlights. The E countermark is in exactly the same place on this coin as it was on lot 7059 in the ANA. On this piece there is a hard edge bump directly over the countermark.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 1692825)


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    Auction Dates
    January, 1997
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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    Sold on Jan 11, 1997 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
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