YO1 - Seated Quarters
1872

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Coin Details

Origin/Country: UNITED STATES
Design Description: QUARTER DOLLARS - SEATED LIBERTY, MOTTO
Item Description: 25C 1872
Full Grade: NGC MS 67
Owner: yeoldeone

Set Details

Custom Sets: This coin is not in any custom sets.
Competitive Sets: YO1 - Seated Quarters   Score: 7471
Research: NGC Coin Explorer NGC Coin Price Guide
NGC US Coin Census for Seated Liberty Quarters (1838-1891)

Owner Comments:

While most pops for this series are relatively static, this date has seen dramatic changes. A year ago PCGS had graded only three coins MS-64, today that number has surged to twelve (since corrected to seven). The resubmissions must be fierce as the prize is great with only one coin, a MS-66, graded higher. Given the plentiful mintage (182,000), high grade specimens are surprisingly tough. The PCGS coin combines with this coin and one other MS-66 at NGC to top the charts. An example of Briggs 1-B. The die scratches on the reverse from the eagle's neck under its right wing to the R in AMERICA and on to the dentils are diagnostic. A coin with lovely lavender toning and strong eye appeal. Bought from Bill Nagle, July 2001.

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