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    Frosty White Gem Mint State 1897-O Barber Quarter

    1897-O 25C MS66 NGC. Despite its higher mintage than the 1897-S, the 1897-O is underrated and challenging to obtain. Snow-white in color, there are no signs of toning on this coin. Well struck for the date, with sharp details on all devices save for a hint of softness on the feather tips on the arrows. On the obverse there are a couple of hairline die cracks and the reverse die shows minor clashing from the obverse die. The combined NGC and PCGS population reports show an even dozen graded this high, with a single example of this date graded higher.(#5617) (Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 23YB, PCGS# 5617)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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