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    1899 Barber Quarter, MS66
    Vibrant Cartwheel Luster

    1899 25C MS66 PCGS. CAC. Well-blended olive-gold and aquamarine hues grace frosty, virtually uninterrupted mint bloom on each side, while the strike is boldly impressed and the eye appeal is remarkable. There is a small cud on the reverse between the D in UNITED and the scroll.

    Population Data (7/14): PCGS has certified just 13 examples in MS66 with two finer. NGC reports seven MS66 and one finer.

    Heritage Commentary: The 1899 boasts the highest mintage in the Barber quarter series, but it is a common misconception to assume that it is proportionately available in high grades; in actuality, any piece grading finer than MS65 is a rarity.

    Consignor Commentary: Whenever I see a coin like this, I think back on the time I was in New York City at lot viewing for the Eliasberg sale. I was so overwhelmed by the great rarities and multitude of wonderful coins that I lightly skipped over many beautiful coins which in retrospect were absolutely terrific. The 1899 date is not rare, and while the strike on this coin is good and the coloring natural, it is not quite as explosive as some of the higher-grade coins that surround it. The eye appeal, however, is pleasing and it is really a top-notch example.

    Provenance: Benson Collection, Part III (Goldberg, 2/2003), lot 440.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 43VN, PCGS# 5622)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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