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    Phenomenal 1898 Barber Quarter
    PR68 Deep Cameo

    1898 25C PR68 Deep Cameo PCGS. Ex: Bruce Scher. When it comes to contrast, perhaps no other late 19th century silver proof issues have greater consistency in this regard than those struck in 1898. The Superb Gem specimen offered here illustrates this point, with full brilliance on each side and displaying a predictably dramatic, deep cameo contrast throughout. The strike is uncontestable, with no areas of weakness or flaws. After close examination with magnification, this cataloger wonders why this coin did not grade even higher. There are no marks, scratches, hairlines, spots, or flaws of any kind that can serve as future identifiers on this incredible specimen. This one is worth a close examination by the true connoisseur of Barber coinage. Population: 5 in 68 Deep Cameo, 0 finer (3/09).
    From The Joseph C. Thomas Collection.(Registry values: N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 242D, PCGS# 95684)

    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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