||1893 $2 1/2 MS64 NGC. CAC. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. The 1893 quarter eagle had a slightly larger mintage than the issues immediately preceding it (30,000 coins), and is proportionately more available in Mint State, but is scarcer in those grades than the early 20th century issues with similar mintages. This Choice example is sharply struck with frosty green-gold luster. Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $12.50; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $822.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.