1842 Seated Liberty Quarter, Small Date – Proof – Ex. James A. Stack Collection

Ex. James A. Stack Collection, Stacks, March 1975, lot 55, where it was described: “EXTREMELY RARE 1842 SMALL DATE. Brilliant Proof. A beautiful glittering needle-sharp specimen. The 1842 Small Date Quarter is ONE OF THE RAREST SILVER COINS STRUCK. We can locate records of it appearing at Public Auction only FOUR times.” (Note: More recent estimates put the population of 1842 Small Date Proof Quarters at 5-7 pieces.)

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