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    Captivating 1894 Quarter Eagle, PR66

    1894 $2 1/2 PR66 PCGS. CAC (Gold Label). It is estimated that about 50 to 70 of the 122 proof quarter eagles of 1894 are extant today, a relatively large number of which have been impaired. Jeff Garrett and Ron Guth (2006) opine: "About 25% of the coins seen at auction today have been mishandled. For some reason, many of the Proof 1894 quarter eagles entered circulation briefly."
    This Premium Gem offering deviates from the above profile. Its frosty devices display strong variance with the mirrored fields. Yellow-gold surfaces exhibit sharply defined design elements and have been well cared for. This captivating piece is housed in a green label holder. Population: 2 in 66, 0 finer (11/09).(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 288H, PCGS# 7920)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    January, 2010
    6th-10th Wednesday-Sunday
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