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    Gem 1897-S Barber Quarter

    1897-S MS 65 PCGS. A lovely, satiny gem, toned in a mottled blend of golden-brown and milky-white iridescence. The reverse of this coin is superb and boldly struck, with no weakness, not even the eagle's neck or tail feathers, or the claws. Shimmering cartwheel luster appears beneath the toning. PCGS has graded only 5 1897-S quarters at this level (6/95), and only one higher--a lone MS 66. (NGC ID# 23YC, PCGS# 5618)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    August, 1995
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