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    1870 Standard Silver Quarter in Nickel
    Unique Judd-893A, PR64
    Discovered in 1993

    1870 25C Standard Silver Quarter Dollar, Judd-893A, Pollock-991, Unique, PR64 PCGS. Ex: Simpson. A bust of Liberty wearing a cap ornamented with three stars faces right, the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA surrounds the figure, and a scroll with IN GOD WE TRUST is below. The reverse reads 25 CENTS 1870 in the center and is surrounded by a wreath of cotton and corn. Struck in nickel with a reeded edge. According to Andy Pollock, this unique nickel pattern was discovered by Rick Montgomery while at PCGS and publicized in the March 22, 1993 issue of Coin World. Its silver-like appearance and weight may explain how it avoided detection in the numismatic community for so long. Just a hint of golden color graces each side. A few dark toning spots are present on the obverse. The reverse shows heavy clashing around the borders.
    Ex: Southern Collection; Bob R. Simpson; Regency Auction XX (Legend Rare Coin Auctions, 1/2017), lot 45.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 71137)


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