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    Desirable 1875 Quarter Eagle, AU55

    1875 $2 1/2 AU55 PCGS. The 1875 Liberty Head quarter eagle boasts one of the lowest mintages in the U.S. gold series, at a minuscule 400 pieces. In their Encyclopedia of U.S. Gold Coins 1795-1933, Jeff Garrett and Ron Guth estimate less than 50 specimens are known today in circulated grades, and Mint State coins are extremely rare.
    The present coin features semiprooflike fields, as usually seen on this issue, with lovely reddish patina occasionally interspersed with lilac. Numerous small abrasions are peppered over each side, as often seen on this date, but a loupe is necessary to detect most of them. Population: 11 in 55, 7 finer (11/10).(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 7JS5, PCGS# 7822)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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