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    Finest Known 1878 Proof Quarter With a Deep Cameo Designation

    1878 25C PR67 Deep Cameo NGC. Briggs 4-D. If this sharply struck coin is indicative of the issue, we cannot understand why Briggs (1991) states that the proof 1878 Quarter was "very sloppily made." This coin is not indicative of the issue in that the surfaces are exceptionally smooth with nary a distracting hairline to report. Rich gunmetal-blue and antique-copper surrounds the peripheral areas of each side, the centers are brilliant. Fully struck with diagnostic rust lumps (as struck) throughout the reverse shield and no singularly mentionable identifiers. This is the finest known 1878 Quarter with a Deep Cameo designation (9/04).(#95579) (Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 4F88, PCGS# 95579)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2004
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
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