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    Impressive MS66 1878 Seated Quarter

    1878 25C MS66 PCGS. Highly lustrous, well-preserved surfaces are nearly color-free on the reverse, while those on the obverse display a narrow zone of cobalt-blue, gold, and golden-tan around the margins. An impressive strike brings out nice detail in the design elements, including Liberty's sandal and the clasp. Difficult to locate in all grades, especially so in the better grades of Uncirculated. PCGS has seen only seven Premium Gems, and NGC a mere four; neither service has certified any examples finer (2/09).
    From The Joseph C. Thomas Collection.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 23V8, PCGS# 5508)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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