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    Spectacular PR68 1889 Quarter

    1889 25C PR68 NGC. Tied with only three other pieces at both NGC and PCGS as the finest certified. NGC has certified two other PR68 coins, and PCGS has graded only one in PR68. Neither service has certified a coin finer (3/09). This is a spectacular, deeply mirrored proof. The obverse is significantly lighter in hue than the reverse. The obverse shows near-brilliance in the center that deepens to pale rose at the margin. The reverse is a uniform, dark bluish-pink color. The fields are exceptionally bright and enliven the color on each side. Essentially a flawless coin.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 44CX, PCGS# 5590)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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