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Lot 1878

1855 Quarter Dollar Round Liberty. Breen and Gillio-227. Rarity 6. PCGS graded MS-63. Soothing golden toning on both sides. The surfaces are semi-reflective on this very scarce variety. Small open-top wreath on reverse distinguishes BG-227, five sets of triple leaves and four pairs of berries per side. Fraction at top, DOLLAR below, date below denomination. Short fraction bar, 1 tilted right, 4 tilted left. In DOLLAR, all letters lean slightly left save for the R, which leans noticeably right. Berry touches D, DO touch, DOL on same line, LL touch, LAR on same line, R widely spaced. Date unevenly spaced, 18 nicely spaced, 85 widely spaced, 55 close and considerably lower than 18. Pop 20; 5 finer, 4 in 64, 1 in 65 (PCGS # 10412) .
Estimated Value $850 - 900.
The Tom Kelly Collection.

Realized $1,035

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