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    Gem Cameo Proof 1879 Quarter Dollar

    1879 25C PR66 Cameo NGC. Type Two Reverse. A remarkable Premium Gem with exceptional cameo contrast, and nearly qualifying as an Ultra Cameo proof. Deeply mirrored fields and highly lustrous devices are present on both sides, although the obverse die was lapped before this coin was struck, and pools of die polish appear within the details of the obverse device. The obverse has bright gold toning over about half the surface, and the reverse has similar toning only around the border. Census: 8 in 66, 4 finer (4/06).(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 23XB, PCGS# 85580)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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