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    1896-S Barber Quarter, MS64
    Important Key Issue
    First of the Big Three Barber Quarters

    1896-S 25C MS64 PCGS. Three Barber quarter issues stand out among all the others for their low mintage and key-date status. The three are the 1896-S with a mintage of 188,039, the 1901-S with a production of 72,664, and the 1913-S with a coinage of 40,000 pieces. All three are typically found in low grades, VG or lower, or in Mint State grades. In the latter category is this Choice Mint State 1896-S quarter with brilliant silver surfaces and satin mint luster. Virtually untoned, this piece is boldly defined with faintly reflective fields. Population: 12 in 64, 12 finer (5/16).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 23Y9, PCGS# 5615)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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