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    1949 Quarter, Lightly Toned MS68
    Tied for the Finest Known

    1949 25C MS68 PCGS. The Washington quarter series is easy to assemble a collection of in its entirety, but if top-grade examples are sought of each issue, the set becomes a major challenge to complete. Although plentiful through MS67, the 1949 has a population of only four coins in MS68 at PCGS, the finest grade achieved (11/16). One is housed in the current finest PCGS Registry Set. Another is offered here. This piece displays satiny luster and seemingly flawless surfaces. Dusky champagne, olive-gold, lavender-pink, and greenish toning encompasses each side, attesting to the originality of the surfaces.(Registry values: N991) (NGC ID# 245P, PCGS# 5839)

    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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