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    Single Finest PCGS Graded 1890 Proof Seated Quarter, PR68 Deep Cameo

    1890 25C PR68 Deep Cameo PCGS. A splendidly preserved cameo proof, currently the single highest graded 1890 by PCGS in the Deep Cameo category. Business strike Seated Quarter production ratcheted up slightly in 1890 to a total of 80,000 pieces. The Mint's output of proofs, however, amounted to only 590 pieces--the lowest yearly total since 1877. All specimen strikings of the 1890 Quarter were achieved with a single pair of dies. The present survivor easily qualifies for Condition Census standing. It is a bright, sharply contrasted representative with an appearance that is untoned save for a light overlay of delicate golden patina on the reverse. Heavily frosted, the devices are also possessed of full striking definition. Population: 1 in PR68 Deep Cameo, 0 finer (6/04). (#95591) (Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 23XN, PCGS# 95591)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    August, 2004
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