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    1863 Seated Quarter, PR66 Cameo
    No Finer Cameos

    1863 25C PR66 Cameo NGC. One of the finest graded of this date and with as much cameo contrast as found on any 1863 Seated quarter. NGC has only graded one example of this date with the Ultra Cameo designation. The color is stark white, and only a shadowy hint of gold toning is found in the fields. Well contrasted between the reflective fields and devices, with ample frost piled high on the devices. It is of importance to note that the mintage for this issue was a scant 460 coins, apparently demand fell off with the horrors of the Civil War unfolding in nearby Gettysburg, so collectors were ordering fewer proofs. An impressive and outstanding coin for the specialist, and one that is a solid contender for the finest known. Census: 6 in 66 Cameo, 0 finer (3/11).
    From The Slotkin Family Trust Collection.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 23WR, PCGS# 85559)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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