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    1913 Quarter Eagle, PR65
    Elusive Matte Proof Issue

    1913 $2 1/2 PR65 PCGS Secure. CAC. The Philadelphia Mint continued the fine-grained matte finish used on proofs of the previous year in 1913, despite the lack of collector enthusiasm for that issue. The results were predictable, as many of the 165 specimens struck went unsold, to be melted after the end of the year. The 1913 proof quarter eagles are virtually tied with their 1912 counterparts in terms of rarity in all grades, although the 1913 is slightly more available at higher Mint State levels.

    The present coin is a stunning Gem, with sharply detailed design elements and virtually pristine orange-gold surfaces, with a few highlights of rose. Eye appeal is tremendous. Population: 18 in 65 (1 in 65+), 10 finer (10/15).
    From The Pacific Heights Collection.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 289M, PCGS# 7962)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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