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    Key-Date 1896-S Quarter, AU55
    Choice Coin For a Barber Quarter Set

    1896-S 25C AU55 PCGS. Obverse Die #1, with 1 in date almost perfectly centered over denticle and 8 centered over left edge of denticle. Horizontal striations are visible in the ear (a clash from the shield detail on the reverse die). Reverse Die #1, with mintmark centered between R and D.
    This Choice AU key-date representative possesses considerable luster and just an occasional hint of light gold color on otherwise untoned surfaces. The design elements are sharply and uniformly struck, and close inspection reveals just a few minute marks from brief circulation. It is very unusual to find the 1896-S in this level of preservation. This will make a wonderful addition to a mid- to high-grade Barber quarter set. Housed in a green label holder. Population: 5 in 55, 35 finer (12/12).(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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    January, 2013
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