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    PR66 Cameo 1970-S Quarter
    Rotated Double Struck From Clashed Dies

    1970-S 25C Washington Quarter--Double Struck in Collar, Clashed Dies--PR66 Cameo PCGS. A rare double error on a modern proof coin. The obverse (hammer) die was loose when this piece was struck. Like all proofs, the coin was struck twice, but the obverse die rotated approximately 20 degrees clockwise between the two strikes. The date, mintmark, and other legends remain from the initial strike. In addition, the dies strongly clashed prior to the strikes. The E from E PLURIBUS UNUM is visible on the obverse above the 1 and 7 in the date, and Washington's profile is apparent on the eagle's left (facing) wing. (NGC ID# 2497, PCGS# 86002)

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    August, 2007
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
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