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    1850-O Quarter, MS65
    Among the Finest Known

    1850-O 25C MS65 NGC. Briggs 1-B. Apparently this beautifully toned Gem was recently graded as the NGC Census Report shows one MS65 and one MS66 (1/20). However, this is a different coin from the MS65 NGC example that we sold as part of the Eugene H. Gardner Collection. Although 412,000 New Orleans Mint quarters were struck in 1850, few have survived in Mint State grades, despite a small hoard of half a dozen examples that surfaces a little over 30 years ago. This impressive piece has light gold toning over silver luster at the centers, gradually changing to lavender and cobalt-blue near the borders. Trivial marks are evident on the reflective surfaces.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 23T5, PCGS# 5416)

    Weight: 6.68 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2020
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
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