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    1911 Quarter Eagle, PR67
    Among 191 Sandblast Proofs Struck

    1911 $2 1/2 PR67 NGC. JD-1, R.4. The Mint returned to using a sandblast finish in the production of proof quarter eagles in 1911, of which 191 pieces were manufactured. According to John Dannreuther, who estimates 100 to 120 examples extant: "The author believes the coins were Satin Proofs before they were sandblasted, as we have found a few coins of various dates (1911-1915) that look like the 1909-1910 issues. They have been speculated to be unfinished Sandblast examples." This mattelike Superb Gem has finely textured and unmarked surfaces with orange-gold color. A single dark speck occurs southwest of U(NUM). Census: 17 in 67 (1 in 67+), 12 finer (11/19).(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 289K, PCGS# 7960)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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

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