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    1886 Seated Quarter, PR68
    Nearly Flawless Key Date Alternative

    1886 25C PR68 NGC. The 1886 enjoys the second-lowest circulation-strike mintage in the entire Seated Liberty series (5,000 coins), and the limited supply is insufficient to satisfy modern-day demand. Proofs (886 pieces struck) often serve as more accessible alternatives as these had proportionately higher survival rates. This immaculate Superb Gem is nearly flawless and ranks among the finest non-Cameos certified. The only apparent marks are two minuscule ticks on Liberty's cheek, and they are imperceptible without magnification. Splendid blue and lavender patina colors each side. The eye appeal is outstanding. Census: 6 in 68, 1 finer (10/15).(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 23XJ, PCGS# 5587)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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