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    1896-S Quarter, Sharp AU53
    High-End Example of This Key Date

    1896-S 25C AU53 PCGS. Dusky pewter-gray toning gives the luster of this AU 1896-S quarter a flat texture, although close examination of the design elements fails to reveal any mentionable wear. Liberty's cheek is clean, and there are no distracting abrasions. Clash marks from the horizontal shield lines are seen inside Liberty's ear. The 1896-S is a scarce issue in this high of a grade, being among the top three keys of the series overall. Population: 6 in 53, 44 finer (11/16).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 23Y9, PCGS# 5615)

    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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