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    1839 No Drapery Quarter, MS62
    Unusual Bold Strike

    1839 25C No Drapery MS62 PCGS. This issue often comes poorly struck, especially on Liberty's head, the stars, and the eagle's head and legs (Larry Briggs, 1991). These areas are all well defined on this MS62 example. Golden-gray patina imbued with traces of blue rests on softly lustrous surfaces. The typically seen die crack runs from the rim beneath the 1 in the date along the lower left border, and another bisects the reverse from the T of UNITED to the R in AMERICA. A few minor marks are mentioned. Population: 12 in 62, 23 finer (9/11).
    From The Christmas Lake Collection.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 23SF, PCGS# 5392)

    Weight: 6.68 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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