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    Superb Gem 1879 Quarter
    Mint State Condition Rarity

    1879 25C MS67 NGC. An impressive Superb Gem Mint State piece when most numerically equivalent coins are proofs. This 1879 quarter is one of few Gem or finer pieces that survive from the mintage of 13,600 quarters. Both sides have frosty silver devices and reflective fields that provide considerable contrast. Census: 21 in 67, 5 finer (11/11).
    Seller is donating 100% of their proceeds, and Heritage is donating 100% of the Buyer's Premium, from the sale of this lot to the National Numismatic Collection at the Smithsonian Institution. See page 3 for details.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 23VB, PCGS# 5511)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    January, 2012
    3rd-8th Tuesday-Sunday
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