U.S. Coins Quarters Liberty Seated Quarters

1871-CC 25c PCGS MS64

Exceedingly Rare Carson City Issue

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Degree of Toning: 0/10
DLRC Inventory #: 1914760

Item Description:
An immense numismatic rarity, the 1871-CC Seated Liberty quarter hails from a small mintage of 10,890 pieces. The majority of the mintage circulated widely at the time of issue leaving no more than 45-60 examples extant across all grades today. Of the survivors just three Mint State specimens are known. PCGS has graded two coins, including the present example, in MS64, and a single MS65 specimen. This magnificent choice example showcases well-detailed design elements, with a touch of softness on the third star. All known 1871-CC Liberty Seated quarters are of a Repunched Date variety clear on both 1’s in the date. The vibrant surfaces are a delight to behold with swirling pearly-grey, lavender, and peach tints coating both sides. Blanketed in exceptional luster this is a simply stunning piece and a legendary rarity for the infamous Carson City Mint. 

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1871-CC 25c NGC AU53



1871-CC 25c PCGS AG-03



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Catalog Details:
PCGS #: 5479 ()
Catalog: U.S. Coins
Category: Quarters
Series: Liberty Seated Quarters
Type: With motto
Years for Type: 1866-1891
Strike: Business
Denomination: Quarter dollar
Mint Location: Carson City
Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: 90% silver; 10% copper
Weight: 6.22g
Edge Type: Reeded
Mintage: 10,890