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    Choice 1896-O Barber Quarter
    Rare Issue in Mint State

    1896-O 25C MS64 NGC. Mint records indicate a fairly small mintage of fewer than 1.5 million Barber quarters was accomplished in 1896 at the New Orleans Mint. David Lawrence evaluates the 1896-O as an R.6 issue in Mint State grades, and examples in Choice condition are certainly rare. The present coin is sharply detailed in most areas, with just a touch of softness on the arrow feathers and eagle's claws. The surfaces display vibrant satiny mint luster, with highlights of gold and gray toning. Census: 16 in 64, 15 finer (4/11).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 23Y8, PCGS# 5614)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2011
    2nd-5th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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