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    1878 Quarter, PR67 Ultra Cameo
    The Only Ultra Cameo Proof

    1878 25C PR67 Ultra 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 anything but poorly produced; 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, while the centers are brilliant. Fully struck with diagnostic rust lumps (as struck) throughout the reverse shield and no singularly mentionable identifiers. The lone Ultra Cameo or Deep Cameo coin at this or any grade level in the combined certified population (3/13).
    From The Greensboro Collection, Part III.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 4F88, PCGS# 95579)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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