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    Bold and Rare 1897-O Quarter, MS65

    1897-O 25C MS65 NGC. Among the rarest Barber quarters in Mint State, given an R.6 rating by the Feigenbaums. The obverse is tinged silver-pink, while the reverse is largely untoned silver-white. Perusal with a loupe reveals a bold strike for this O-mint coin, with a few freckles of steel-gray patina on the obverse. A couple of ticks on Liberty's cheek appear to be the grade-limiting factor, but the appeal is right. Census: 6 in 65, 7 finer (1/08).
    From The Southwest Collection.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 23YB, PCGS# 5617)

    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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    February, 2008
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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