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    1899 Barber Quarter, PR68 Cameo
    Tied for Finest Certified

    1899 25C PR68 Cameo NGC. This beautiful proof quarter displays razor-sharp strike definition and exceptional visual appeal. The design motifs are ice-white and intensely frosted, while the charcoal-black fields display impressive, seemingly boundless reflectivity. Both sides exhibit deep violet and cobalt-blue peripheral toning, contrasting against fully brilliant fields and centers. Wispy, raised die striations appear on Liberty from top to bottom, with a somewhat noticeable patch on the nose that might mistakenly appear to be a post-strike defect, to the unaided eye. There are no such defects to be found on either side of this magnificent specimen, even under inspection with a jeweler's loupe. Census: 4 in 68 Cameo, 0 finer (8/15).
    Ex: Purchased Eugene Gardner from David Lawrence Rare Coins (10/1999); Eugene H. Gardner Collection, Part II (Heritage, 10/2014), lot 98433.(Registry values: N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 242E, PCGS# 85685)

    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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