Description

    1870 Standard Silver Quarter, Judd-896
    PR66 Brown, Tied for Finest Certified

    1870 25C Standard Silver Quarter Dollar, Judd-896, Pollock-1003, Low R.7, PR66 Brown NGC.
    Design.
    The Liberty Head obverse, with no star on the tiara. IN GOD WE TRUST is on a scroll below the portrait. On the reverse an open agricultural wreath encloses 25 CENTS, date 1870 below. STANDARD is at the upper rim. Struck in copper with a reeded edge.

    Commentary.
    Another Standard Silver issue that comes in reeded edge and plain edge variants; both are quite rare, although the plain edge, Judd-896, is somewhat less so than the reeded edge, Judd-897.

    Physical Description.
    Lovely highlights of pale aquamarine and rose generously cover both obverse and reverse. Well struck and thoroughly attractive. This PR66 Brown is tied for finest certified with one other NGC-graded piece and one PCGS example, regardless of color designation (10/08).

    Provenance.
    Ex: Stack's (3/1995), lot 1404.
    From The Lemus Collection, Queller Family Collection Part Two. (NGC ID# 6NKY, PCGS# 61140)


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    January, 2009
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