1878-CC 25C MS (PCGS# 5509)

The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money

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    Stack's Bowers
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Lot Description
1878-CC Liberty Seated Quarter. Briggs 1-A. Cancelled Obverse Die. MS-64 (PCGS). A handsome specimen having frosty motifs and satiny fields. Boldly struck in all areas. The obverse is pale gold-gray with wisps of gold and blue at the rim. The reverse is toned in dappled orange-gold, aqua, and violet. The "Cancelled Obverse" moniker is due to a thin die gouge that extends from Liberty's right arm -- just above the elbow -- to her left knee; certainly, one of the most conspicuous and interesting varieties in the Liberty Seated quarter series.
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