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    1881 Seated Liberty Quarter, MS68
    None Seen Numerically Finer

    1881 25C MS68 NGC. Briggs 1-A. Only 12,000 business-strike Seated Liberty quarters were struck at the Philadelphia Mint in 1881, accompanied by a generous proof mintage of 975 examples. Only one die was used for the business-strike production, identified by a sharp die scratch that shows between vertical lines 6 and 7 in the shield. The 1881 is slightly more elusive than the previous two issues in this series, which boast similarly low mintages.

    The present coin is a magnificent MS68 example, with well-detailed design elements that show just a touch of the usual softness on some star centers. The impeccably preserved surfaces radiate vibrant mint luster on both sides, with subtle highlights of pale gold and lavender toning. Eye appeal is terrific. Census: 2 in 68 (1 in 68 ), 0 finer (3/19).(Registry values: P2)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 23VD, PCGS# 5513)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2019
    25th-28th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
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