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    Extraordinary Cameo Proof 1898 Quarter, Superb Condition

    1898 25C PR67 PCGS. Over the years we have seen numerous high quality proof sets and singles from 1898, more it seems than other surrounding years. The only other year that approaches 1898 is perhaps 1896. This is another high grade type piece from this popular year. The surfaces approach perfection. But what is perhaps even more eye-catching is the deep cameo contrast present between the fields and devices. Now that PCGS is designating all proof issues from 1793 to date with the Cameo and Deep Cameo label (if they qualify), we suggest that the new owner of this piece resubmit this quarter. It is a certain Cameo and has a strong shot at the Deep Cameo designation. The obverse is brilliant, while the reverse shows just the slightest overlay of pale rose-gray patina.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 242D, PCGS# 5684)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    August, 2001
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