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    One of the Most Appealing 1897-S Barber Quarters, MS 65 NGC

    1897-S 25C MS 65 NGC. This is an issue whose rarity transcends both the circulated and Mint State grades. A wholly original survivor, both sides of this coin are toned in freckled olive-tan patina that still allows for appreciation of the satiny mint luster. The strike is sharp and the surfaces are remarkably smooth even for the MS 65 grade. One of a mere 542,229 pieces produced. Population: 4 in 65, only 4 finer (7/00).
    From the Glenn J. Church Collection. (NGC ID# 23YC, PCGS# 5618)

    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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    January, 2001
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
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