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    1872 Gem Proof Quarter
    Brilliant and Moderately Contrasted

    1872 25C PR65 PCGS. CAC. The relatively generous mintage of 182,000 business strike quarters indicates a greater availability than is actually the case for this year, as many were lost in the 1873 silver melt. This leaves a larger number of proofs available in high grades for the date. This is an all-brilliant example that is deeply mirrored in the fields with noticeably frosted devices, although no cameo contrast is noted on the insert. Population: 14 in 65, 9 finer (5/12).(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 3TWH, PCGS# 5571)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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