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    Charming PR64 Cameo 1857 Quarter

    1857 25C PR64 Cameo PCGS. CAC. The 1857 quarter is rarely found in proof format with only 15-20 examples believed known. As a Cameo coin, it is even rarer with only two pieces graded by both services. Both examples are PR64 Cameo PCGS pieces. This is an exceptionally attractive, deeply mirrored striking that exhibits strong contrast between the fields and devices. Most of each side presents as brilliant, but there is just a hint of pale rose toning present when closely examined. A few light hairlines prevent an even higher designation.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 23WJ, PCGS# 85553)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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