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    Colorfully Toned 1879 Quarter PR66

    1879 25C PR66 NGC. Type Two Reverse. Because the Philadelphia Mint was obligated to strike silver dollars in great quantity throughout 1879, the production of lesser silver denominations suffered. For the 1879 quarter, only 1,100 proofs and 13,600 business strikes were issued. This older holder example has lovely aquamarine, gold, and salmon-pink toning. It is well struck and splendidly preserved. Census: 18 in 66, 10 finer (2/07).(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 23XB, PCGS# 5580)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    April, 2007
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