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    Choice AU 1852-O Seated Quarter
    Only Two Numerically Finer Coins at PCGS

    1852-O 25C AU55 PCGS. The bountiful California Gold Rush lowered the traditional gold to silver ratio, driving silver coinage out of circulation. Mintages plummeted. The 1852-O quarter has a production of just 96,000 pieces and many were likely melted by speculators. The present example is mostly pearl-gray with hints of almond-gold. The strike is a bit soft on the upper obverse and lower reverse margins. Lightly hairlined but without bagmarks. Encased in a green label holder. Population: 2 in 55, 2 finer (12/12).(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 23T9, PCGS# 5420)

    Weight: 6.68 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    January, 2013
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