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    Luminous VF25 1870-CC Quarter
    Conditionally Rare This Fine

    1870-CC 25C VF25 PCGS. Though the Carson City Mint opened in 1870, the first year's output was wholly inadequate for the local economy's needs. Just 8,340 1870-CC quarters were struck, for example, and the attrition of heavy commercial demand wore the vast majority of them to oblivion. As a VF25 example, this survivor is a condition rarity, which speaks to how challenging the issue is overall. Each letter of LIBERTY is clear, and the surfaces are luminous under layers of gold-orange and violet patina. Scattered small marks and a couple of rim nicks are as expected of the grade. Population: 4 in 25, 15 finer (7/12).
    From The Norva Collection.(Registry values: P9) (NGC ID# 23UL, PCGS# 5477)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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