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    Remarkable 1908 Quarter, PR69 Cameo
    Sole Finest Certified for the Issue

    1908 25C PR69 Cameo NGC. Even at Heritage, where we regularly get the privilege of seeing "now here's a coin you don't see every day" material, this 1908-dated Barber quarter with the incredible grade of PR69 Cameo definitely made us sit up and take notice. The beaming surfaces are mostly silver-white, save the the subtlest suggestion of golden color at the extreme rims on each side. Even a loupe -- as expected but seldom attained -- reveals no mentionable distractions, although we note a tiny planchet "dot" flaw in the right reverse field, near the I in AMERICA, solely for pedigree purposes. The intense contrast is a bit heavier on the reverse, and the strike is full throughout.
    In the technical grade of PR69, for the entire type, NGC has certified 27 Barber quarters, undoubtedly including duplicates -- six non-Cameo, 11 Cameo, 10 Ultra Cameo. There are no PR70 coins certified. For the 1908 proof quarters, this PR69 Cameo is the sole example regardless of contrast. A remarkable coin for a Registry Set or type set.
    From The Slotkin Family Trust Collection.(Registry values: P1)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 242P, PCGS# 85694)

    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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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2011
    27th-1st Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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