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    Scarce 1860 Gem Proof Quarter

    1860 25C PR65 NGC. Type Two Obverse, Type One Reverse. Walter Breen reports only 542 proof Seated Liberty quarters were actually distributed in 1860, with the remainder of the 1,000-piece mintage melted as unsold. The issue is quite scarce in PR65 condition. Barely discernible champagne color runs over both sides. The devices are strongly impressed except for the star centers, which are typically weak. The fields are brightly reflective, and only a few minuscule handling marks can be detected. Census: 17 in 65, 7 finer (11/10).(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 23WM, PCGS# 5556)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    January, 2011
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