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    Choice Brilliant Uncirculated 1896-S Quarter

    1896-S 25C MS64 NGC. Along with the 1901-S and the 1913-S, the 1896-S is one of the three key dates to the Barber Quarter series. Survivors are coveted even in basal circulated condition, and a pleasing near-Gem is worthy of the finest specialized holding. This is an impressive example, since the surfaces are fully brilliant and the strike is razor-sharp, even on the fletchings and shield corners. The cartwheel luster is satiny and complete, and the fields are surprisingly close to pristine. The portrait is beautifully preserved, but a couple of tiny ticks on the jaw and neck merits mention only as pedigree markers. Expect a strong bid to be requisite for the next owner of this notable example. Population: 10 in 64, 7 finer (3/05).(#5615) (Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 23Y9, PCGS# 5615)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2005
    4th-7th Wednesday-Saturday
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