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    An Exquisite, Originally Toned 1897-O Barber Quarter--One of the Finest Known

    1897-O MS 66 PCGS. The 1897-O is one of the most challenging issues in the entire series of Barber quarters. Very few are well struck, and even fewer qualify at the MS 64 or better grade levels. This is a very sharply struck example and condition-wise one of the finest examples known. The surfaces exude a soft, frosted glow beneath the thick gray patina that covers each side and is accented by cerulean-blue at the margins. The coin is untouched by any noticeable surface flaws. Population: 2 in 66, none are finer (5/97). (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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    Auction Dates
    Jul-Aug, 1997
    30th-2nd Wednesday-Saturday
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