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    1874 25C Arrows PR 65 NGC. By the terms of the Mint Act of February 12, 1873, the quarter increased in weight from 6.22 to 6.25 grams. To mark this change, Arrows were placed at the date for most of 1873 and all of 1874. An important subtype, high quality survivors from these two years are always in strong demand among numismatists. The present proof example is possessed of unquestionable originality and gorgeous eye appeal that adds immeasurably to its importance as an advanced type coin. The moderately frosted devices rise powerfully above the deep, watery fields. Free of hairlines and other impairments, the surfaces display pleasing russet peripheral accents. Richly defined, as always, only a carefully considered bid will secure this coin for an advanced collection. (NGC ID# 23XS, PCGS# 5575)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    October, 1999
    8th Friday
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