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    Gorgeous 1862 Gem Cameo Proof Quarter

    1862 25C PR65 Cameo PCGS. Of the 550 proofs struck for inclusion in sets, 430 were sold, the rest melted. This survivor reveals great cameo contrast, where the central devices appear to float over the deeply mirrored, watery fields. A veil of light golden-brown color overlies the proof surfaces, accented by splashes of deeper golden-brown, steel-blue, and crimson patina around the borders. The design elements are very nicely struck, save for minor softness in the star centers of the stars along the left obverse border. There are no significant marks to report on the well preserved surfaces of this gorgeous cameo proof. Population: 2 in 65, 3 finer (3/04).
    From the JFS Collection.(#85558) (Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 2A4Z, PCGS# 85558)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    August, 2004
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