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    1857 25C PR 64 PCGS. Only 40 proofs are estimated to have been produced in this, the last year before proof coinage was dramatically increased to satisfy collector demand. Of course, far fewer survive today with 13 pieces certified by the two major grading services (including how many resubmissions?) with another 8 in higher grades. The surfaces are deeply toned on the obverse with cobalt-blue and rose patina covering that side, while the reverse is a light golden color with deeper peripheral coloration. The fields are bright and mirror-like with minimal distractions evident. (NGC ID# 23WJ, PCGS# 5553)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    February, 2001
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