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    Magnificent 1894 Gem Proof Liberty Quarter Eagle

    1894 $2 1/2 PR65 PCGS. Of the 122 proof Quarter Eagles struck in 1894, it has been estimated that fewer than half are extant today. The 1894 is also a difficult issue as a business strike, with only 4,000 coins produced. This is an astonishing proof specimen, with ultra-deep mirrors that shimmer with reflectivity and stark cameo contrast against the "blackness" of the fields. There are no reportable or distracting blemishes or alloy spots. The combination of obvious rarity and spectacular eye appeal should lead to extensive bidder interest on this magnificent 19th century proof gold coin. Population: 19 in 65, 4 finer (11/01). (NGC ID# 288H, PCGS# 7920)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    February, 2002
    21st-23rd Thursday-Saturday
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