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    Nearly Perfect 1879 Judd-1590 Washlady Quarter, PR68

    1879 25C Washlady Quarter Dollar, Judd-1590, Pollock-1783, High R.6, PR68 NGC. Ex: Genaitis. The Washlady obverse design by Charles Barber. The reverse has an eagle clutching an olive branch and three arrows. The UNITED STATES OF AMERICA legend and E PLURIBUS UNUM motto follow inside the upper reverse border with the denomination expressed as QUAR. DOLLAR below. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. This is a sensational Gem proof with highly lustrous devices and deeply mirrored fields, and it is one of the most stunning patterns offered in the present collection. The contrast between the fields and devices is sufficient that this piece should be given an Ultra Cameo designation. Light roller marks across Liberty's portrait are left over from the planchet preparation process before this coin was struck, and have no bearing on the grade. A touch of gold toning on the devices and at the borders completes the picture of near perfection.
    Ex: Genaitis Collection (Heritage, 8/2001), lot 8392.
    From The Jones Beach Collection. (NGC ID# 2AGG, PCGS# 61967)


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    January, 2007
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