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    Stellar Sparkling Proof 1870 Quarter With a Deep Cameo Effect

    1870 25C PR66 Deep Cameo PCGS. Briggs 2-B. The 1870 is a lower mintage (87,400 pieces) Seated Liberty Quarter that is difficult to locate at the finer levels of business strike preservation. This lot offers a truly stellar proof whose surfaces are devoid of both toning and grade-limiting handling marks. Breathtaking cameo contrast is seen between the richly frosted devices and deeply mirrored fields. Both sides are fully struck from lightly rusted dies, evidence of the latter being most noticeable in the reverse field around the eagle's wings. Population: 1 in 66 as a Cameo, none finer (3/04).
    Ex: Long Beach Signature Sale (Heritage, 2/03), lot 6661, which realized $6,037.50.
    From the JFS Collection.(#95569) (Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 23X3, PCGS# 95569)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    August, 2004
    18th-21st Wednesday-Saturday
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