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    Iridescent-Toned 1886 Quarter, PR68

    1886 25C PR68 NGC. Iridescent pastel swaths of honey-gold, rose-red, and ocean-blue embrace this fully struck and pristine Superb Gem, a coin memorable for its preservation in addition to its diverse patina. Among the finest specimens from the surviving low mintage of 886 proofs and 5,000 business strikes. Census: 5 in 68, 1 finer (4/12).
    Ex: Summer FUN Signature (Heritage, 7/2009), lot 492, which brought $8,300.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 23XJ, PCGS# 5587)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    Due completely to Heritage's thoroughly diligent and professional management and promotion of the collection, the faraday Collection stirred national attention among numismatists and the auction results brought a gross value greater than that last estimated by the experienced collector.
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