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    1871 Quarter, PR66 Cameo
    Seldom Seen in High Grades

    1871 25C PR66 Cameo NGC. Just 960 proofs were minted for the Seated quarter in 1871. They infrequently show up at auction in high grades, a fact apparent from our auction records, which show only five specimens put on the market over the past few years in PR66-67 Cameo. The present example is nearly brilliant, revealing just a hint of light tan at the rims and in the upper right obverse field. The surfaces are immaculately preserved, and the mirrored fields present stunning contrast with the razor-sharp, mildly frosted design elements. A simply beautiful coin for the Liberty Seated quarter proof collector. Census: 2 in 66 Cameo, 1 finer (3/11).
    From The Slotkin Family Trust Collection.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 23X4, PCGS# 85570)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2011
    27th-1st Wednesday-Sunday
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