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    Rare, Key Date 1896-S Barber Quarter

    1896-S MS 64 Questionable Toning. One of the "Big 3" in the Barber quarter series, and a very rare item in mint condition. In fact, this is the first example we have offered in any grade in more than four years. The obverse of this piece is dull and has suspicious gray toning. The reverse, on the other hand, is bright and lustrous with just the faintest trace of color. Fully struck. (NGC ID# 23Y9, PCGS# 5615)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    March, 1996
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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