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    1858-O Quarter, Eye-Appealing MS64+
    None Finer at PCGS

    1858-O 25C MS64+ PCGS. As the only MS64+ example of the 1858-O quarter certified by PCGS with none numerically finer), this is truly a special example of a pre-Civil War New Orleans silver issue that saw turbulent times soon after its release. How it survived for more than 150 years is a mystery, but the eye appeal of the piece is perfectly clear. Silver, gold, and peach interior shadings give way to blue-green, azure, and cerulean at the margins. Strong cartwheel luster swirls through the fields, and the well-defined devices offer appealing touches of frostiness. Population: 2 in 64 (1 in 64+), 0 finer (8/12).(Registry values: P5)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 23TJ, PCGS# 5446)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2012
    18th-21st Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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