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    1947-S Quarter, MS68
    Tied for Finest at NGC and PCGS

    1947-S 25C MS68 ★ NGC. The 1947-S is a comparatively low-mintage issue, since only 5,532,000 pieces were produced. The rarity of this date in MS68 is evident from the combined NGC and PCGS population figures that show only eight pieces certified in the grade, with none certified numerically finer. Moreover, the example we offer here is the finest-certified by NGC with the coveted Star designation (11/16). A few tiny marks on Washington's face are mentioned solely for accuracy, but overall the lustrous surfaces are meticulously well preserved. Amazing multicolor iridescent toning graces each side of this superlative Superb Gem. This is the NGC Coin Explorer plate coin. Census: 5 in 68 (2 in 68 ), 0 finer (11/16).(Registry values: N491) (NGC ID# 245K, PCGS# 5835)

    Weight: 6.25 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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