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    Finest Known 1944-S Quarter, MS68 ★ NGC

    1944-S 25C MS68 ★ NGC. This issue is a good example of how the low mintage=high value rule of thumb can be very misleading. While the '44-S is a common and inexpensive coin in lower grades, in ultimate condition is extremely rare and undoubtedly this piece will prove to be surprisingly pricey. Only three MS68 coins have been certified by NGC with two graded by PCGS. However, this is the only MS68 ★ coin certified by NGC, making it arguably the finest 1944-S quarter in existence. Magnification shows surfaces that are virtually perfect. The thick mint frost that is characteristic of San Francisco silver is covered with deep, variegated rose, blue-green, and lilac toning that adds considerably to the overall eye appeal of this outstanding and highly collectible modern coin.(#5826) (Registry values: N991) (NGC ID# 245A, PCGS# 5826)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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

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    May, 2005
    4th-7th Wednesday-Saturday
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