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    Highly Reflective, Richly Toned PR66 1888 Quarter

    1888 25C PR66 PCGS. Briggs 2-B, the proof die of the 1888 Seated quarter. One of only 10,800 quarters produced in 1888, this proof representative is as sharply struck as possible for the Briggs 2-B die marriage. In other words, all the devices are fully brought up except the star centrils. The obverse is toned in lavender-gray and charcoal shades that yield to salmon-pink and blue undertones at direct angles. The reverse is equally original with a bisecting swath of lavender-gray color surrounded by streaks of copper-charcoal toning. Housed in an older PCGS holder, and pleasingly blemish-free. Population: 6 in 66, 5 finer (7/04).(#5589) (Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# BM5X, PCGS# 5589)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    August, 2004
    18th-21st Wednesday-Saturday
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