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    1901-S Quarter, XF Details
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    1901-S 25C -- Damage -- PCGS Genuine. XF Details. The mintage for the 1901-S quarter, a meager 72,664 pieces, stands out as the second lowest production total in the series. But the low mintage is not what makes this 1901-S rare. Rather, the extent to which it circulated and its high rate of attrition are what make examples so difficult to locate, and why the coins are almost invariably well-worn. Rarely do coins with XF sharpness survive, as here. Remarkably, this piece largely avoided circulation. Unfortunately, improper storage or something of the sort resulted in the surfaces becoming corroded. Each side is steel-gray and granular. The devices show good detail for the issue in spite of the noted problem.

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2018
    14th-19th Tuesday-Sunday
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