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    1971 Doubled Die Reverse Quarter
    Very Rare FS-801, MS65
    Only Certified Uncirculated Example

    1971 25C Doubled Die Reverse, FS-801, MS65 PCGS. All reverse legends are clearly die doubled in a counter-clockwise direction. FS-801 is extremely rare. The Third Edition of Cherrypickers' stated "only specimen known is XF! Discovered by Natalie Halpern." Few additional pieces have since emerged; total NGC Census is four pieces with none above AU53, and PCGS (as of 1/17) has certified a total of six pieces with only one coin (the present lot) above AU58. Lustrous and unabraded with light to medium golden-brown toning. One small spot noted above Washington's jaw.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2477, Variety PCGS# 5901, Base PCGS# 5887)

    Weight: 5.67 grams

    Metal: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel (Over Copper Center)

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

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2017
    16th-19th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 17
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