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    Superb Gem Deep Cameo Proof 1897 Quarter

    1897 25C PR67 Deep Cameo PCGS. A lightly toned Superb Gem that has a razor sharp strike and virtually pristine surfaces. There are a few freckles of pale gold patina on the cheek. The shield has a couple of miniscule planchet flaws, as struck. A tiny lintmark near star 9 is also as struck. Some curly die polish lines (as struck) are noted below the ear of Liberty. Only a fraction of the 731 proofs that were minted could match both the surface preservation and the deep cameo contrast of the present example. Struck from slightly rotated dies. Population: 1 in 67 as Deep Cameo, with none finer (3/02).
    From the Indiana Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 242C, PCGS# 95683)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    July, 2002
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