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    1889 Quarter, PR68
    Deeply Mirrored, Richly Toned

    1889 25C PR68 ★ NGC. Struck toward the end of this well-known, low-mintage decade, the 1889 quarter saw only 12,000 circulation strikes plus an added 711 proofs. This low availability of business strikes naturally places more date pressure on the proof strikings. Cobalt-blue, purple, and beige-gold toning visits this Superb Gem proof. Frosted well struck central motifs are highlighted by the mirrored fields. The only flaw we see on this magnificent example is a uniform softness of high-point detail. An unimprovable coin. Census: 2 in 68 ★ , 0 finer (8/12).(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 44CX, PCGS# 5590)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    October, 2012
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