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    Remarkable Gem 1893-S Barber Quarter

    1893-S 25C MS65 PCGS. Ex: Friend Collection. Breen-4135. Mintmark Far Right. Writing in 1994 (The Complete Guide to Barber Quarters), David Lawrence states that the 1893-S is difficult to locate in all grades, especially Fine-XF and throughout the Mint State spectrum. Those Uncirculated coins known to NGC and PCGS are concentrated in the MS 62-64 grade range, and only 16 pieces that grade finer than Choice BU are shown on both current population reports (11/08). This remarkable Gem example is well struck, with rich original toning across each side, in pleasing shades of olive-gray, rose, and sea-green. A couple of minor marks on the eagle's shield are all that preclude an even finer grade assessment.
    From The Scott Rudolph Collection.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 23XY, PCGS# 5606)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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