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    1856-C Liberty Two and a Half, MS63
    Second Finest Certified

    1856-C $2 1/2 MS63 NGC. Variety 1. From a mintage of 7,913 pieces, the 1856-C Liberty quarter eagle is among the most challenging issues of the series to find with good eye appeal. This attractive Select specimen exhibits a terrific strike for this issue and appears really "as made", with some roughness on the planchet that is common for the 1856-C. Some light rose and reddish-gold hues can be seen on both sides, and there is more luster visible than on just about any other known example of this scarce issue. There are an estimated five or six examples known of the 1856-C quarter eagle in Uncirculated condition. NGC has graded an example in MS64 which has never appeared at auction. The present piece is the second finest, and it is still the only MS63 ever graded by a third-party service. This coin occupies the second position in Doug Winter's list of Significant Pieces and is the plate coin in his series reference. Census: 1 in 63, 1 finer (5/21).
    Ex: Stanley Elrod Collection; Paul Dingler Collection; Pinnacle Rarities/Heritage Rare Coin Galleries; Jeffery Fisher Collection; Long Beach Signature (Heritage, 2/2009), lot 2533, where it realized $18,400; FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/2012), lot 4763, realized $19,550.
    From The Utah Collection of Charlotte Gold Coinage. (Registry values: P2)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25J8, PCGS# 7778)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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