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    1871 Quarter in Aluminum
    Judd-1103, PR65 Cameo
    Only Two or Three Pieces Known

    1871 25C Quarter Dollar, Judd-1103, Pollock-1239, High R.7, PR65 Cameo PCGS. Struck from the regular issue dies for 1871 quarter dollars. Struck in aluminum with a reeded edge. While these have traditionally been termed regular dies trial pieces, there really was no consideration given to striking quarters in aluminum in 1871. Rather, these were struck for collectors, and there are also variants in copper and nickel. Only two or three aluminum pieces are believed known. There are three or four copper examples, but only the Lohr coin is known in nickel. This is a remarkable aluminum striking. The fields are deeply mirrored with frosted devices on each side. A few small planchet imperfections are seen in the right obverse field and there is strike weakness on the top of the eagle's right (facing) wing. Brilliant throughout.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2A45, PCGS# 407450)


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