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    NGC 1873 Arrows PR 65. When the mint converted to the metric system in 1873, there was a slight increase in the weight of the half dimes, dimes, quarters, and half dollars, and this was signified by the placement of arrowheads on either side of the date. This change only lasted two years, giving collectors a second opportunity to acquire Arrows coinage in a twenty year period. Proof examples are highly desirable and gems are very elusive. This piece is deeply toned in mottled shades of sea-green, blue, and rose with deeply mirrored fields. One of only 4 proofs to have been so graded by NGC (2/93) with 1 in higher grade. (NGC ID# 23XS, PCGS# 5575)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    July, 1993
    28th-31st Wednesday-Saturday
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