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    Superb Gem Proof 1874 Quarter
    With Arrows Type

    1874 25C Arrows PR67 NGC. This is a simply gorgeous coin that is earmarked for inclusion in the finest type set of toned Superb Gems. The fields are pleasingly reflective and they shine through the rich, original toning that blankets both sides. The color is reddish-champagne in the centers with electric-blue peripheral shadings. The strike is full, and grade-limiting hairlines are conspicuous by their absence. Arrows were briefly added to the design in 1873 to denote a minor change in weight to a metric standard. The Arrows, Motto type was only coined in 1873 and 1874, with a combined proof type mintage of only 1,240 pieces. For the 1874, NGC and PCGS combined have certified just nine coins in PR67, and none are graded finer (10/10).
    Ex: 2002 FUN Sale (Heritage, 1/2002), lot 6782.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 23XS, PCGS# 5575)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2010
    2nd-5th Thursday-Sunday
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