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    1871-S Two and a Half, MS64
    Bright, Lustrous Surfaces

    1871-S $2 1/2 MS64 NGC. The obverse of this attractive Choice specimen is sharply detailed, but the central design elements of the reverse show the softness seen on almost all examples of this issue. Extensive clash marks are evident in the reverse fields. The light yellow-gold surfaces display vibrant mint luster on both sides. Only 22,000 Liberty quarter eagles were struck in San Francisco in 1871, and Choice examples are quite rare. Census: 10 in 64, 3 finer (9/11).(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25KJ, PCGS# 7814)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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