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    Brilliant PR66 Cameo 1886 Quarter

    1886 25C PR66 Cameo NGC. Like most of the dates from the 1880s, the 1886 is a low total-mintage issue with only 886 proofs struck and 5,000 pieces for circulation. Unlike some quarters and halves from this decade, on this piece there is no blurring between proof and business strike status. This coin shows profoundly deep mirrors on each side and the devices are thickly overlaid with mint frost which yields the cameo contrast noted on the NGC insert. Brilliant throughout, the striking definition is fully brought up in all areas unlike some proofs from this decade. Census: 12 in 66 Cameo, 17 finer (4/08).(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 23XJ, PCGS# 85587)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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