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    Superb 1945 Quarter With Attractive Peripheral Toning

    1945 25C MS67 PCGS. It is perhaps surprising that a Philadelphia Mint Washington Quarter from the World War II era would receive a photograph in one of our Signature Sales. After all, this coin was produced to the extent of 74.3 million pieces, and survivors are plentiful in virtually all grades. At the MS67 level, however, PCGS has seen a mere nine coins, and none are finer (1/03). The surfaces of the present Superb Gem are awash in thick, rich, frosty luster. There is a dusting of copper tinged patina around much of the obverse periphery, the balance of the surfaces being untoned. Both sides are expectantly distraction-free for the assigned grade, but accuracy compels us to mention a tiny nick on the bottom on Washington's portrait.
    From the J&A Collection Registry Set. (NGC ID# 245B, PCGS# 5827)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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