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    1861 PR 64 NGC. A boldly struck, somewhat dusky example of this rare No Motto proof quarter dollar. The devices are unfrosted, so that this coin has a uniformly brilliant appearance. Other than a scattered hairline or two, the surfaces are in excellent condition and the overall quality easily matches the grade. This was one of the earliest proof quarters to be offered to the public on an official basis. From 1858 to 1861 sales increased to 1,000 units, but once the Civil War got into full swing, interest in proofs declined and did not reach 1,000 pieces again until 1870. (NGC ID# 23WN, PCGS# 5557)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    August, 1995
    19th-22nd Saturday-Tuesday
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