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    Low-Mintage 1881 Quarter Eagle, AU55

    1881 $2 1/2 AU55 NGC. The 1881 quarter eagle is an attention-grabber with its low, low mintage of only 640 strikes for circulation. Few Uncirculated pieces survived, and Choice AU to AU58 examples are usually the finest one can find. This piece is a tad softly struck in the centers. The surfaces show numerous small abrasions scattered over each side, predominantly orange-gold complementing a reddish outline of patina around the devices.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25L5, PCGS# 7833)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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