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    1857 Quarter Dollar, PR65
    Tied for Finest at PCGS

    1857 25C PR65 PCGS. CAC. Over the last two decades we have offered 24 opportunities to bid on a proof 1857 quarter, including just four examples in PR65 or finer grades. However, we have never before offered a PCGS certified example of this issue finer than PR64. The present piece is a wonderful and highly important Gem proof with light gold and turquoise toning on the obverse and richer gold, blue, and sea-green toning on the reverse. Both sides have remarkably well preserved fields and bold design elements with exceptional field-to-device contrast, nearly sufficient for a Cameo designation. Population: 2 in 65, 0 finer (3/13).(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 23WJ, PCGS# 5553)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    April, 2013
    24th-28th Wednesday-Sunday
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