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    1881 Quarter Eagle, PR64 Cameo
    Only 51 Examples Struck

    1881 $2 1/2 PR64 Cameo NGC. Only 51 proof Liberty quarter eagles were struck in 1881, to accompany an extremely small business-strike mintage of 640 pieces. Experts estimate no more than 20 or so proof examples survive today, some in impaired condition. This delightful Choice specimen displays sharply defined design elements with rich mint frost that contrasts boldly with the deeply reflective fields. The bright yellow-gold surfaces show only minor signs of contact, the worst being a thin, almost imperceptible, scratch on the reverse, between the eagle's wing and E in STATES. Eye appeal is outstanding. Census: 2 in 64 (1 in 64+) Cameo, 7 finer (3/13).(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 2884, PCGS# 87907)

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    April, 2013
    24th-28th Wednesday-Sunday
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