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    Arrows and Rays 1853 Quarter, MS65
    Moderately Toned

    1853 25C Arrows and Rays MS65 PCGS. CAC. The subsidiary silver coinage of the U.S. dropped weight in 1853. All affected denominations received arrows flanking the date, and for the first year, the quarter and half dollar had rays placed around their eagle devices. Both sides of this Arrows and Rays Gem are luminous beneath medium-density blue and orange-gold patina, sharply struck with no obvious distractions. For the type collector putting together a high-end toned set, the grade may "only" be MS65, but for the set's purposes, it is perfect. Population: 16 in 65, 8 finer (7/11).
    From The Oliver Collection.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 23U4, PCGS# 5426)


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    August, 2011
    11th-14th Thursday-Sunday
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