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    Very Rare AU53 1861-S Quarter

    1861-S 25C AU53 NGC. Briggs 2-B. Later Die State. A heavy die chip joins the upper left side of the mintmark to the arrow feather and distinguishes this coin from earlier die states. Even though 96,000 pieces were produced of this issue, it is seldom found in any grade, and when located tends to be no better than VF. Even XF coins are very scarce and no Uncirculated pieces are known today. This example is lightly and evenly toned with gray-lilac and rose coloration. Well struck throughout, the only surface defect that could be used to trace the pedigree of this important coin is a tiny mark in the right obverse field by star 11.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 23TU, PCGS# 5455)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    Feb-Mar, 2003
    27th-1st Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 16
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