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Type Coin
Title 1839 25C NO DRAPERY
Date 1839
Grade MS64
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 5392
Denomination 25C

1839 25C No Drapery MS64 NGC. Briggs 2-B. Closed Claws Reverse. This satiny near-Gem showcases a bold strike and lacks distracting abrasions. The obverse shows beautiful mint-green, ocean-blue, and violet toning around a light golden center, while the reverse is mostly russet-gold but with aquamarine at the rim. Uncirculated 1839 quarters are scarce in all grades and genuinely rare above MS64. Census: 7 in 64, 1 finer (8/17). Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp and Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15086, realized $6600. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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