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    1860 Quarter, Beautifully Toned PR67
    Exceptional Preservation

    1860 25C PR67★ NGC. In 1860, the Mint struck a round 1,000 proofs for the quarter issue, a figure that would remain tied for the highest such mintage for the denomination until 1876. Yet examples remain elusive in the numismatic marketplace today, particularly with strong eye appeal. Likely, a number of them went unsold and were melted.

    The magnificent specimen offered here has not merely survived for a century and a half. Its magnificent preservation bespeaks careful custodianship, and the coin's bold definition and vibrant patina combine for amazing eye appeal. Bands of rose, green-gold, aqua, violet, mustard-gold, magenta, and sky-blue grace the obverse, while the reverse has an outer band of sapphire that surrounds a rose-violet center. A small depression to the left of Liberty's shield arm may assist with future identification. Census: 1 in 67 (1 in 67 ), 1 finer (11/19).
    Ex: FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/2008), lot 2787; FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/2009), lot 3771.
    From The Joseph D. Osborne Collection. (Registry values: P3)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 23WM, PCGS# 5556)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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

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