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    1896-S Quarter, XF45
    Low-Mintage Key to the Series

    1896-S 25C XF45 PCGS. The 1896-S had a low mintage of only 188,039 pieces and is very scarce in XF and better grades. Its scarcity has even attracted the attention of counterfeiters who have added an S to a P-mint coin. Genuine coins, such as this one, show horizontal die striations in the ear of Liberty. The surfaces of this piece are gray-brilliant with traces of luster surrounding the devices. The only mark of significance is at the back of Liberty's jawline.(Registry values: N1793) (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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