New semi-key Seated acquisition - 1875-CC quarter

Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Omegaraptor, Jun 23, 2022.

  1. Omegaraptor

    Omegaraptor Gobrecht/Longacre Enthusiast

    Just received this Seated Quarter that I won on Ebay. I definitely got a bargain on it, but I couldn't quite get the steal - it jumped from $9 to $51 in the last second. If only that other guy had bid $40 instead I could have posted this in the under $50 thread. It was listed as an 1875 Philadelphia. I promised you that this Seated Quarter would not disappoint!

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    This is probably my first real scarce CC coin with only 140k minted - every other CC coin I own is one of the "common three" dimes plus my 1876-CC quarter. These have recently sold for around $150-200 in this grade which is about what the 1875-CC 20c sells for in Good, however the quarter is much scarcer than the 20c (of which far more examples were saved from circulation). Definitely excited to have this one!
     
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  3. green18

    green18 Unknown member Sweet on Commemorative Coins Supporter

    That piece was a real honest workhorse, OMe..........Nice find and kudos to the collection.
     
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  4. ksparrow

    ksparrow Coin Hoarder Supporter

    sharp eyes, and a great pickup. Man if it could talk!
     
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  5. Paddy54

    Paddy54 Hey brother can you spare a half dime?

    Nice one Flip....hawkeye Jr. LoL
     
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  6. Morgandude11

    Morgandude11 As long as it's Silver, I'm listening

    Nice coin, with honest circulation wear. Great acquisition.
     
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  7. jtlee321

    jtlee321 Well-Known Member

    I love it!! I remember buying one very similar to it when I was a kid. My dad took me to a pawn shop and I remember buying an 1875 and 1877 quarter. I bought the 1875 because it was 100 years before my birth year. Then I discovered what a mint mark was later that day when looking it up in my Redbook, both were "CC". I wish I remembered what I did with them. But thank you for the stroll down memory lane!
     
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