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    Originally Toned 1855-C Quarter Eagle, AU

    1855-C $2 1/2 AU50 PCGS. Variety 1. The only known die pairing for the issue. The 1855-C is the lowest-mintage C-mint quarter eagle, at only 3,677 pieces struck. The finest known examples are in the MS62-MS65 grade range, the latter a single NGC specimen. This AU example displays muted luster remaining over orange-gold surfaces tinged with violet--an original example. There are no singular signs of contact, unusual for this issue that often comes heavily abraded. The strike through the center is a bit soft, also typical for the 1855-C. Population: 6 in 50, 32 finer (7/10).(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25J5, PCGS# 7775)

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    August, 2010
    11th-15th Wednesday-Sunday
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