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    1873 Two and a Half, MS65
    Thick, Frosted Mint Luster

    1873 $2 1/2 Open 3 MS65 NGC. The 1873 quarter eagles (both Open and Closed 3) are not significant rarities, but with their relatively low mintages, they make terrific type coins if they can be purchased close to a type coin price. This is an impressive coin that appears much finer than its stated grade, primarily because of the thick, reddish-tinted mint frost that covers each side. The only limitations to this coin's terrific eye appeal is a vertical mark on the cheek of Liberty and a pair of very shallow planchet laminations on the reverse that have darkened. Definitely a coin worth reaching for. Census: 12 in 65, 1 finer (7/16).(Registry values: P2)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2875, PCGS# 7817)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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