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    Very Rare 1846 Proof Quarter

    1846 25C PR64 PCGS. Approximately ten to twelve proofs of this year are known. On this example, even tan-lilac toning bathes both sides with intense electric-blue and lavender undertones visible at certain angles. The fields are bright and form a perfect backdrop for the sharply defined devices. A few very small, unobtrusive marks are noted in the fields. A simply gorgeous and elusive coin. Population: 8 in 64, 0 finer (3/04).
    Ex: Rarities Sale (Bowers and Merena (1/02), lot 407, which realized $9,200.
    From the JFS Collection.(#5540) (Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 23W9, PCGS# 5540)

    Weight: 6.68 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    August, 2004
    18th-21st Wednesday-Saturday
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