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    Satiny Gem 1856 Seated Quarter
    A Conditional Rarity

    1856 25C MS65 PCGS. Even though more than 7.2 million pieces were made, the 1856 Seated quarter is conditionally rare at the Gem level. This piece is one of only 12 specimens that PCGS has certified, with nine finer (6/10). The silver-gray surfaces are tinged with amber and lilac and display soft, satin luster. The strike is a bit soft on Liberty's head and some of the upper obverse stars, as well as on the lower reverse, but abrasions are nearly nonexistent.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 23TB, PCGS# 5438)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    July, 2010
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