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    Select 1869 Proof Quarter Eagle--Only 25 Struck

    1869 PR 63 NGC. Only 25 proofs were struck this year from a total mintage of 4,345 coins. It is estimated that today perhaps 12-15 proofs are still traceable as such. Proofs of this year can be distinguished from business strikes by the presence of a diagonal die scratch above the base of the L in LIBERTY, which is plainly evident on this piece. Lightly hairlined, the surfaces have a hazy gray patina over the orange-gold color of the coin. The only distinguishing mark is a short cut above the beak of the eagle. (NGC ID# 287P, PCGS# 7895)

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    Auction Dates
    January, 1998
    10th-13th Saturday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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