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    1903 Liberty Quarter Eagle, PR66
    All-Brilliant Finish

    1903 $2 1/2 PR66 PCGS. The 1903 Liberty quarter eagle claims a generous mintage of 197 pieces and the issue has a fairly high survival rate. Unfortunately, the population data has been inflated by numerous resubmissions and crossovers, but probably more than 100 examples of this issue are still extant. The Mint switched to an all-brilliant finish for proof coins in 1902, eliminating the frosted devices and severely reducing the popular cameo contrast seen on proofs of earlier years. This spectacular Premium Gem is a typical example of the new finish, with razor-sharp definition on the design elements and deeply reflective fields, but only modest field-device contrast. The lemon-yellow surfaces are impeccably preserved and overall eye appeal is extraordinary. Population: 11 in 66, 1 finer (11/17).
    From The Jamestown Collection. (Registry values: P1)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 288T, PCGS# 7929)

    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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    Auction Dates
    January, 2018
    3rd-8th Wednesday-Monday
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