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    Stunning Premium Gem Proof 1862 Seated Quarter

    1862 25C PR66 NGC. This stunning Premium Gem proof coin offers electric blue obverse toning that deepens to magenta and amber, with some traces of the original silver-gray clinging to the peripheries. The reverse boasts a more brilliant, somewhat cameo effect, with a light patina of greenish-gray and amber-gold. The strike is full, save for the sole exception of a few of the left (facing) star centrils, with superb detailing on the eagle's feathers and claws and the subtle details of Liberty's gown, hair, and shield. From a tiny proof mintage of 430 coins (120 of the original mintage were melted), this is among the finest graded at either major service. Census: 9 in 66, 0 finer (1/06).(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 23WP, PCGS# 5558)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    February, 2006
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
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