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    Remarkable, Superb 1903 Quarter With Deep Cameo Surfaces

    1903 25C PR68 Deep Cameo PCGS. We are pleased to be offering many spectacular representations of proof Barber coinage in the Bruce Scher Sale. The present Superb Gem is the finest proof 1903 Barber Quarter that we have handled in several years, and the single finest Deep Cameo example we have ever sold. The level of surface preservation is truly remarkable, with not a single distracting blemish in evidence. Unsightly toning is also absent, with both sides being fully brilliant and snow-white. Richly frosted with razor sharp striking definition, the devices contrast markedly with the glassy fields. The Philadelphia Mint produced 9,670,064 Quarters in 1903, 755 pieces of which were proofs. Although this date is not rare in either business strike or specimen formats, it is still a condition rarity in grades as high as that represented by the present example. A coin that is earmarked for inclusion in the finest specialized collection. This coin is tied with just one other at PCGS as the finest known 1903 Quarter with Deep Cameo surfaces (1/05).
    From the Bruce Scher #1 All-Time PCGS Registry Set.(#95689) (Registry values: P1)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 242J, PCGS# 95689)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    February, 2005
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