||1856-O 25C MS61 NGC. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. The 1856-O quarter is rare in any Mint State grade, despite the relatively generous mintage of nearly 1 million pieces. This MS61 example shows small areas of silver brilliance contrasting with grayish patina deepening to charcoal near the rims in places. This piece is fairly well-struck and shows a small die crack connecting stars 12 and 13. Census: 6 in 61, 12 finer (10/13). Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $1,292.50 . Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, ha.com.