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    Sharp 1938 Superb Gem Quarter

    1938 25C MS67 PCGS. With a mintage of a little over nine million pieces, the 1938 is one of the lowest Philadelphia issues. Better-grade Mint State pieces are quite challenging, particularly in MS66 and better. The MS67 coin offered in this lot displays radiant luster, and whispers of olive-green, crimson, and gold around portions of the obverse periphery. The reverse exhibits a thin veil of barely discernible ice-blue and beige patination uniformly distributed. The design elements are well impressed, and both sides are well preserved. A few luster grazes on Washington's neck and in the right (facing) obverse field, and some contact marks scattered about on the eagle, prevent an even higher grade. Population: 22 in 67, 0 finer (1/06).
    From The Houston Collection of Washington Quarters.(Registry values: N491) (NGC ID# 244N, PCGS# 5806)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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