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    Premium Gem Proof 1872 Seated Quarter
    Rare Example With Cameo Contrast

    1872 25C PR66 Cameo NGC. A fairly generous mintage of 950 proof Seated Liberty quarters was accomplished in 1872, but quality control was not always what it should have been. Few examples show the crisp strike and icy mint frost of the present coin, and Cameo specimens are seldom encountered. The deeply reflective fields of this impressive Premium Gem show traces of cerulean-blue and golden-tan toning at the peripheries. Census: 9 in 66 Cameo, 5 finer (1/13).(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 23X5, PCGS# 85571)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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