1871-S 25C MS (PCGS# 5480)

The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction

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Uncommonly smooth in all regards, not even a light cleaning has impaired any significant handling marks. Satiny luster remains vibrant, and mottled pinkish-silver and golden-apricot iridescence further enhances the eye appeal. While not quite as rare as the 1872-S, the 1871-S is certainly among the more elusive San Francisco Mint issues in the Seated quarter series. Even circulated survivors from a mintage of 30,900 pieces are scarce, while AUs and very scarce and Mint State coins major condition rarities. An important&nbsp;find for the advanced Seated quarter collector.&nbsp;<strong>Unc Details</strong>.
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