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    VF Details 1901-S Barber Quarter
    The Definitive Series Key

    1901-S 25C -- Improperly Cleaned -- NCS. VF Details. While it does not have the lowest mintage among Barber quarters (the 1913-S holds that honor), the 1901-S is the dominant key date of the series, for its five-figure production was little-noticed until well after the coins had gone into circulation. This moderately worn example has a mix of charcoal, sage, and pale gray shadings. Both sides show hairlines from cleaning; perhaps a misguided past owner attempted to clear away the patina and was only partly successful. Scattered abrasions and a few rim flaws are as expected for the level of wear, while several parallel lines at the upper left cap may be slide marks. In any event, the 1901-S is a great popular rarity, and many collectors would be thrilled to own this VF Details example.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 23YR, PCGS# 5630)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2012
    2nd-5th Thursday-Sunday
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