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    1870 Seated Quarter, PR68 Ultra Cameo
    Single Finest Certified Example

    1870 25C PR68 Ultra Cameo NGC. From a generous proof mintage of 1,000 pieces, this magnificent coin is the single finest certified 1870 Seated Liberty quarter at either of the leading grading services. The design elements are sharply detailed throughout, with razor sharp definition on the eagle's claws and star radials. The devices are richly frosted, providing profound cameo contrast with the deeply mirrored fields. A few die striations are visible in the fields on both sides, but close inspection with a loupe reveals no mentionable post-strike surface flaws. Eye appeal is terrific. This coin should find a home in the finest collection or Registry Set.
    Census: 1 in 68 Ultra Cameo, 0 finer (10/13).(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 23X3, PCGS# 95569)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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