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    1860 Seated Quarter, PR65 Cameo
    Untoned, High-Contrast Proof

    1860 25C PR65 Cameo NGC. The official proof mintage was an ambitious 1,000 pieces -- the first year of "official" proof sales to the public. A modest premium was charged for the special production, yet 458 pieces were melted as unsold at year's end. This is one of the finest Cameo survivors known. The brilliant surfaces display deeply reflective fields with strongly contrasting mint frost over the devices. The strike is full in the centers with some peripheral softness noted on the stars. Census: 5 in 65 Cameo (1 in 65+ Cameo), 5 finer (4/15).(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 23WM, PCGS# 85556)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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