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    Singular PR64 Deep Cameo 1884 Quarter Eagle

    1884 $2 1/2 PR64 Deep Cameo PCGS. The 1884 quarter eagle proof comes with a mintage of 73 coins. It is a very rare issue, with probably 30 to 40 pieces known in all grades. Though contrast is relatively common on proof 1884 quarter eagles, only the present piece has the impressive reflectivity and strong cameo effect to qualify for the Deep Cameo designation, as awarded by PCGS (8/08). The peach-gold surfaces of this near-Gem example display beautiful gold-on-black contrast, and the design elements are crisply and uniformly struck. Close examination reveals no significant flaws. The only pedigree markers visible are a couple of alloy spots below the I in AMERICA.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 2887, PCGS# 97910)

    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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    September, 2008
    17th-21st Wednesday-Sunday
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