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    1893 Quarter Eagle, PR61 Cameo
    Fantastic Color and Contrast

    1893 $2 1/2 PR61 Cameo NGC. CAC. JD-1, R.5. The proof mintage was about average for early 1890s proof gold, with 106 pieces struck and perhaps 50 to 60 pieces known in all grades. Cameo examples are scarce among the survivors, and those with CAC endorsement are clearly in the minority. A few delicate hairlines and tiny marks pull the grade down a notch or two on this well-mirrored and contrasted proof. Fully struck, while intense rich-gold color adds eye appeal. Census: 2 in 61 Cameo, 9 finer. CAC: 2 in 61, 2 finer (11/19).(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 288G, PCGS# 87919)

    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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    December, 2019
    5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
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