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    Gem 1888 Seated Quarter, One of Just 10,833 Pieces Produced

    1888 25C PR66 NGC. Ex: P. Kaufman. Briggs 2-B. This originally preserved specimen displays warm olive-gray obverse toning with lovely champagne-apricot undertones. The reverse is more extensively patinated in charcoal shades, but blue-gray and champagne tinged undertones are still visible at direct angles. The strike is pleasingly sharp (bluntness of detail on the obverse stars is diagnostic of this issue) and there is not a single blemish that would call into question the validity of the PR66 grade. A coin for the collector who values originality as well as technical quality.
    From the Philip Kaufman Collection. (NGC ID# BM5X, PCGS# 5589)

    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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