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1856-O $2 1/2 AU50 NGC. The mintage of 21,100 coins is a good indication of the scarcity of 1856-O quarter eagles. These coins were considered scarce in 1893, when Augustus Heaton wrote about New Orleans quarter eagles: "The rarest date is 1841, and 1842, '39, '56, '40 and '57 are scarce." An attractive light yellow representative, this piece has satiny surfaces with some remaining luster.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25JA, PCGS# 7780)

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December, 2010
2nd-5th Thursday-Sunday
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