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    Near-Mint 1856-O Quarter Eagle
    Partially Prooflike Surfaces

    1856-O $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. Variety 2. Only 21,100 quarter eagles were struck at the New Orleans Mint in 1856, making the 1856-O the scarcest issue of the decade. The number of examples still extant is probably only 115-125 pieces in all grades. This well-detailed near-Mint specimen shows traces of prooflike reflectivity in sheltered areas, especially on the reverse. Census: 48 in 58, 14 finer (8/11).
    From The Baltimore Collection, Part Two.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25JA, PCGS# 7780)


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    October, 2011
    13th-16th Thursday-Sunday
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