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    1890 Seated Quarter, PR66 Deep Cameo
    Low-Mintage Proof Issue

    1890 25C PR66 Deep Cameo PCGS. CAC. The 1890 quarter began the ascent from yearly low mintages that began in 1879. Still, it was a gradual ascent with only 80,000 business strikes coined in 1890 and a paltry 590 proofs. The proof mintage was actually the smallest since 1877. This is a beautiful coin. It is also a better date for type purposes, but a great piece if a collector could snag it at the right price, but that may be a doubtful proposition. The fields are deeply reflective with thick mint frost over the devices, the combination yielding the always-desirable cameo effect. The centers are generally untoned (or lightly so) with light golden-russet patina surrounding the margins. Population: 7 in 66 Deep Cameo, 6 finer (6/16).(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 23XN, PCGS# 95591)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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