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    Elusive 1856 Quarter, PR64 Cameo

    1856 25C PR64 Cameo PCGS. Upright 5. A rare pre-1858 Seated quarter proof, struck in an unknown but presumably small quantity; Larry Briggs put the number at "25+" in his reference. All are of the Upright 5 variety. This silvery piece displays strong appeal and blatant contrast despite a few hairlines, scrapes, and other contact in the fields, none of it particularly bothersome. Original russet and steel-blue patina appears around the rims. The reverse appears close to a Deep Cameo designation. Of the couple of dozen estimated proof survivors, this is one of only four pieces certified in PR64 Cameo by PCGS, with none finer (3/13).(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 23WH, PCGS# 85552)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    April, 2013
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