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    1889 Seated Liberty Quarter, PR68
    Possibly Finest Known

    1889 25C PR68 ★ NGC. The star designation for exceptional quality is undoubtedly a result of the spectacular eye appeal created through the lovely toned surfaces. Both sides have excellent cameo contrast and deeply mirrored fields that shine through the blue-green, amber, and iridescent toning. From a tiny mintage of 711 pieces.
    The present coin is easily one of the finest specimens extant, one of just four pieces in the combined certified population at the PR68 level, and the only example with the Star designation, with none finer (4/12). This amazing, superlative proof will prove to be a highlight of the new owner's cabinet.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 44CX, PCGS# 5590)

    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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