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    1946-S Washington Quarter, MS68
    Among the Finest Certified Examples

    1946-S 25C MS68 PCGS. CAC. The 1946-S Washington quarter has been prized by collectors since its time of issue because of its limited mintage of 4.2 million pieces. Many examples were saved by speculators, resulting in a plentiful supply of Mint State coins today. Of course, the population thins out in higher grades, and the finest examples seen are a handful of MS68-graded coins at both of the leading grading services.

    The present coin is a magnificent MS68 specimen, with well-detailed design elements, flawless surfaces, and vibrant mint luster throughout. The obverse is vividly toned in shades of sea-green, lavender-gray, and turquoise, while the reverse is mostly brilliant, with areas of violet, blue, and emerald-green on the left side of the coin. Population: 4 in 68, 0 finer (8/13).(Registry values: N991) (NGC ID# 245G, PCGS# 5832)

    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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