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    Pristine PR66 1910 Quarter Eagle
    'Roman Gold' Finish

    1910 $2 1/2 PR66 NGC. The purported mintage figure of 682 proofs, as given in the Guide Book and other sources, is almost certainly in error, given the certified populations. Mike Fuljenz estimates in his references on the series that a reasonable number is 175-200 proofs coined, with perhaps 75-90 surviving today. The "Roman gold" finish is only seen on this and the previous year, 1909.
    A ring of subtle orange toning appears at the peripheries on both sides of this gorgeous Premium Gem. The design motifs are fully struck, complementing pristine surfaces and satiny yellow luster. A tiny planchet flake at the Indian's chin is the only apparent blemish, likely insufficient to trace a provenance. Census: 26 in 66, 12 finer (2/11).
    From The B & D Collection.(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 7KRP, PCGS# 7959)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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