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    1881 Quarter Eagle, Prooflike MS61
    Only 640 Examples Struck

    1881 $2 1/2 MS61 NGC. This underrated Philadelphia issue boasts a mintage of only 640 pieces, one of the lowest production totals for the series from any mint. Expectedly, the date is scarce today in any condition with fewer than 100 pieces believed known. The present coin is fully struck and displays intense, frosty luster over the devices. The fields exhibits liquidlike mirroring but with scattered handling marks that define the grade. Visual appeal is considerable, amplified by modest cameo contrast on each side. Census: 6 in 61, 7 finer (10/16).
    From The Soluna Collection.(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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