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    Brilliant PR66 Cameo 1863 Quarter

    1863 25C PR66 Cameo NGC. Only 460 recorded proofs were produced of this Civil War-era issue, low even by the standards of the era. Only a handful of proofs have been certified so fine, Cameo or no, at both services, and this piece is tied with a couple of others as the finest Cameo piece certified (9/06). The surfaces are brilliant silver-white, with good field-device contrast and essentially no visible distractions. The strike is full. The date digits are light, airy, and dainty, and a bit irregularly shaped.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 23WR, PCGS# 85559)

    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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    October, 2006
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