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    1896-O Quarter, MS66
    Among the Finest Certified

    1896-O 25C MS66 NGC. A remarkably lustrous, well-struck example of this condition-challenged early New Orleans issue. The silver surfaces are vibrant and frosty, encircled by a scattering of gunmetal-blue and russet shades at the borders. Faint champagne-gold color covers the centers. The eye appeal is spectacular, and a tiny, solitary pinprick on Liberty's cheek does not distract. PCGS and NGC have certified just one example each in numerically higher grades (both MS67) and the total population in MS66 is just 8 pieces by the two services combined (3/15).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 23Y8, PCGS# 5614)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    April, 2015
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