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    Gorgeous Near-Gem 1860-S Quarter Eagle

    1860-S $2 1/2 MS64 PCGS. An incredibly well-preserved representative from a pre-Civil War San Francisco issue of 35,600 pieces, this is just the second example certified at the near-Gem level, both by PCGS, with none finer (11/10). Aside from the enviable surface quality, this well-defined coin is notable for its overall aura of originality. Light yellow-orange color dominates the obverse interior, ceding to the richer orange-to-rose hues that grace both the peripheral obverse and the entirety of the reverse. Only trifling striking softness and a handful of pinpoint abrasions preclude an even finer designation.
    From The Milford Collection.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 7FRV, PCGS# 7793)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    January, 2011
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