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    1896 Quarter, PR68 Deep Cameo
    Stark Contrast, Seemingly Immaculate

    1896 25C PR68 Deep Cameo PCGS. CAC. The 1896 proof Barber quarter claims a modest mintage of just 762 pieces and only a handful of survivors can match the incredible technical quality and eye appeal of the present coin. The spectacular contrast between the frost-white devices and the deeply mirrored fields on this remarkable untoned specimen generates a stunning cameo effect. The design elements are unsurprisingly fully struck, and the surfaces are seemingly immaculate. A minute mint-made planchet flaw in the field below the S in PLURIBUS will identify this gorgeous piece in future auction appearances. Population: 7 in 68 Deep Cameo, 1 finer. CAC: 4 in 68, 0 finer (9/16).(Registry values: N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 242B, PCGS# 95682)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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