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    Richly Toned Gem Proof 1860 Quarter

    1860 25C PR65 NGC. In 1860 1,000 proof quarters were struck, apparently in anticipation of a larger number of sales to the public than actually materialized. Only 542 pieces were actually sold to collectors with the remainder melted at year's end. This is one of the finest examples known today and it displays deeply reflective proof fields that flash forcefully through the deep golden-rose and cobalt-blue toning seen on each side. Just a tad softly struck on the obverse, but this will be no real deterrent to the collector who is seeking this important pre-Civil War issue for a date or type set. Population: 12 in 65, 3 finer (12/04).(#5556) (Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 23WM, PCGS# 5556)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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