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    1881 Seated Liberty Quarter, PR68
    Single Finest Certified Example

    1881 25C PR68 ★ NGC. This magnificent Seated Liberty quarter is one of the finest survivors from a proof mintage of 975 pieces. The business-strike issue was also small, only 12,000 coins, and many prooflike examples have been sold as proofs in the past. This coin shows the diagnostic recutting inside the loops of both 8s in the date and the die line from Liberty's right knee up into the drapery that are seen on all real proofs. The design elements are razor-sharp and the deeply mirrored fields are blanketed in vivid shades of champagne-gold and cerulean-blue toning. Census: 8 in 68 (1 in 68 ), 0 finer (12/13).(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 23XD, PCGS# 5582)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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