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    1881 Seated Quarter, PR68 ★ Cameo
    Proof-Only Recut Date Variety

    1881 25C PR68 ★ Cameo NGC. Both 8s in the date are prominently recut, a feature that sets true proofs apart from the many prooflike business strikes sometimes offered as proofs. The numismatic perfectionist will want to consider this piece, as it is the single finest 1881 proof quarter that NGC has certified (3/11). Both sides are spectacular, with brilliant and untoned silver surfaces, bold design details, and amazing cameo contrast. This borderline Ultra Cameo possesses incredible eye appeal. A small iridescent spot on the reverse should aid future researchers to track its provenance.
    From The Slotkin Family Trust Collection.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# CFBL, PCGS# 85582)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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