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    Remarkable 1852-O Quarter, MS62
    Tied for Second Finest Certified

    1852-O 25C MS62 PCGS. Only 96,000 pieces were struck of the 1852-O and remarkably few are known today, especially above VF. Those that are seen are generally weakly struck and many have a "saltwater" surface. This piece shows some softness of details on the obverse, but the reverse is remarkably well defined. The obverse also shows some porosity, but again the reverse is smooth and sparkles with mint luster. The obverse has smoky golden and lilac toning, while again the reverse presents a stark contrast and is nearly brilliant. This piece is tied for second finest certified with one NGC coin. The finest known is an NGC MS63 that sold in our November 2007 Dallas Auction for an unprecedented $126,500.
    Ex: Auction '88 (Superior's Session, 7/1988), lot 119.
    From The Nevada Collection of Seated Quarters.(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 23T9, PCGS# 5420)

    Weight: 6.68 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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