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    Colorful Gem 1838 Capped Bust Quarter

    1838 25C MS65 NGC. B-1, R.1. Only a single die marriage is known for the 1838 Capped Bust Quarter, which is somewhat understandable since the Seated Liberty design (initially produced on Gobrecht Dollars) was modified for the denomination later that same year. This lovely, semi-reflective Gem is toned in concentric shades of cobalt-blue and burnt-orange, being light enough in the centers to fully appreciate the coin's luster characteristics. From a surviving population of fewer than 100 Uncirculated pieces, approximately 10 percent remain as Gems. Population: 4 in 65, 4 finer (12/04).(#5357) (Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 23S5, PCGS# 5357)

    Weight: 6.68 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2005
    12th-15th Wednesday-Saturday
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