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    1898 Quarter, PR68 Cameo
    Exceptional Quality and Eye Appeal

    1898 25C PR68 Cameo NGC. This exceptional PR68 Cameo quarter shows soft champagne and pale lavender centers, deepening to indigo, ocean-blue, mint-green, and orange-gold around the peripheries. The strike is full, and the design elements exhibit ample contrast, even through the delicate patina.

    Population Data (9/15): NGC lists nine in PR68 Cameo (one PR68 Cameo) and two finer. PCGS reports two in PR68 Cameo and also two finer.

    Heritage Commentary: The 1898 quarter is a significant condition rarity at the PR68 grade level, with or without cameo contrast, but Cameo and Ultra Cameo representatives have always held much higher esteem among collectors than have their less-contrasted counterparts.

    Provenance: Purchased from Pinnacle Rarities (7/2000).(Registry values: N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 242D, PCGS# 85684)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    October, 2015
    28th Wednesday
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