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    Exceedingly Rare 1876 Quarter Eagle, Choice Cameo Proof

    1876 $2 1/2 PR64 Cameo NGC. One of a mere 45 proofs issued in the United States' centennial year. Breen and Taglione both suggested that perhaps as many as 24 pieces survive today in all grades. This is a glittering, nicely cameoed example that has good eye appeal. A few wispy hairlines are seen in the obverse field and a couple of spots and a planchet indention are seen under the first T of STATES on the reverse, these all being the grade-limiting factors. Still, an exceedingly elusive piece of proof gold. Population: 6 in 64, 3 finer (9/04).(#87902) (Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 24TD, PCGS# 87902)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2004
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
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