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    Breathtaking Cameo Gem Proof, 1867 Seated Quarter

    1867 25C PR65 Cameo NGC. This is a breathtaking Gem. Both sides are devoid of even the lightest toning. There are no bothersome hairlines or contact marks, and the strike is expectantly full for a proof. The cameo contrast is bold, and one may be tempted to ask NGC why this coin did not receive an Ultra Cameo designation. One of only 625 proof Seated Quarters produced at the Philadelphia Mint in 1867. In addition, a mere 20,000 commercial strikes were coined. Identifiable by two tiny planchet flaws (as struck) in the obverse field behind Liberty's head. Not surprisingly, very few examples have received the Cameo designation, from either service, and only a handful of those have qualified at or above the PR65 grade level.(#85566) (Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 23WY, PCGS# 85566)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    November, 2004
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