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    Bright and Satiny Gem 1897-S Barber Quarter

    1897-S 25C MS65 PCGS. Totally white and lustrous, with seductive appeal. For the year, 542,229 pieces were struck, making this one of the scarcer issues. The combined NGC and PCGS population reports show a total of 13 graded this high, with eight graded higher of the date and mint. Note that the strike on this coin is needle sharp, with no signs of weakness, even the arrow feathers are full and complete. Faint die cracks are noted on both dies around the periphery. An outstanding coin for the collector who appreciates brilliant, untoned coins.(#5618) (Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 23YC, PCGS# 5618)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    January, 2005
    12th-15th Wednesday-Saturday
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