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    1878 Seated Quarter, PR66 Cameo
    One in Higher Numeric Grade at NGC

    1878 25C PR66 Cameo NGC. Regarding the 1888 proof quarters, Larry Briggs notes, "Proof issues were very sloppily made." This Premium Gem specimen shows a few rust pimples, most notable at the base of the staff, but it is otherwise quite attractive. The devices are sharply detailed and provide significant contrast with the reflective fields. Dark shades of violet and golden-brown toning mix with pale green hues on both sides. Census: 7 in 66 Cameo, 1 finer in the designation (3/11).
    From The Slotkin Family Trust Collection.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 23XA, PCGS# 85579)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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