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    Low Mintage 1892 Two and a Half, MS65
    Only 2,440 Pieces Struck for Circulation

    1892 $2 1/2 MS65 PCGS. The 1892 is a rarely seen quarter eagle that had a mintage of only 2,440 circulation strikes, but it remains an underrated issue when compared to other gold series. Most likely this is because so few collectors have attempted to assemble a set of quarter eagles since it lacks the logical breaks of other gold series, i.e., Type One, Type Two, Type Three, No Motto, and With Motto. In MS65, PCGS has only certified three other pieces with eight finer (10/08). This is a fully struck example that shows the usual bright, semiprooflike fields. Exceptionally clean overall surfaces.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25LG, PCGS# 7844)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    December, 2008
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
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