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    Splendid Gem 1896-O Quarter

    1896-O 25C MS65 PCGS. An early O-mint semikey in the Barber quarter series, the 1896-O reflects the downward-spiraling mintages that occurred in New Orleans from 1892 through 1897, the lowest mintage of the era at that mint. This splendid Gem offers dusty silver-gray patina on the obverse, with a bit more silvery brilliance on the reverse. Both the strike and the eye appeal are significantly above-average for this elusive and conditionally rare issue. Population: 6 in 65, 3 finer (4/08).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 23Y8, PCGS# 5614)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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