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    1857 Quarter, PR66
    Tied for Finest Certified

    1857 25C PR66 NGC. Deeply reflective fields shine brightly through reddish-golden central toning that turns faintly blue around the margins. As expected of this Premium Gem proof, all of the devices are fully brought up. CoinFacts estimates that perhaps 30 to 40 proof 1857 quarters survive (despite a total of 69 pieces at NGC and PCGS combined). This is the last issue before the Mint began striking minor and silver proof coinage in larger quantities for distribution to the public in 1858. This example is tied with three other PR66 coins at NGC, while PCGS reports three coins at the PR65 level. There are no finer submissions at either service (4/15).(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 23WJ, PCGS# 5553)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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