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    Gem Uncirculated 1896-O Quarter
    Scarce Issue in the Barber Series

    1896-O 25C MS65 NGC. While collectors immediately recognize the 1896-S as a date to reckon with, the 1896-O is likewise an extremely elusive issue in the better grades of Uncirculated. Only nine pieces have been so graded by NGC, with six others in finer condition (9/12). This example has bright satiny surfaces covered with just a hint of light golden-rose toning. This is a well-defined piece for an O-mint. There are no obvious or distracting abrasions on either side.
    Ex: Long Beach Signature (Heritage, 2/2003), lot 6684; Long Beach Signature (Heritage, 2/2008), lot 391.(Registry values: N4719) (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
    October, 2012
    18th-21st Thursday-Sunday
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