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    Beautiful Near-Gem 1857-O Quarter

    1857-O 25C MS64 PCGS. Breen in his 1988 Encyclopedia stated that the 1857-O was "very rare UNC," and it appears that AU examples are also hard to come by. The present piece ranks among the finest known. The satiny surfaces are toned apricot and powder-blue on the obverse, while the reverse offers lilac, ice-blue, aqua, and golden shades. Unabraded, but the strike is slightly soft along the left borders. Population: 5 in 64, 0 finer (6/09).(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 23TF, PCGS# 5443)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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