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Matte Barber Quarter?

Drew23Drew23 Posts: 7
edited February 6, 2023 10:35AM in U.S. Coin Forum

Has anyone heard of a matte finish Barber Quarter? I took pictures of what looked to be one yesterday. Am I hallucinating? It was sharply struck and a pink rust color. Anybody with info?

D.

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    Steve_in_TampaSteve_in_Tampa Posts: 1,821 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Flagged. (Wrong Forum)

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    johnny9434johnny9434 Posts: 27,512 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Try the coin forum, coin experts there 😉

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    sellitstoresellitstore Posts: 2,491 ✭✭✭✭✭

    And, like us, they are going to want to see a picture before commenting.

    And I have lots of experience with coins, too, and am unaware of any legit matte finish on these, although the Philadelphia mint did experiment with matte finishes on Proof gold coins during the first decade of the 20th century.

    Collector and dealer in obsolete currency. Always buying all obsolete bank notes and scrip.
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    Thanks all. I guess for US coin questions I guess I will go to the .... other? US? coin? forum? ? What am I missing?

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    MFeldMFeld Posts: 12,055 ✭✭✭✭✭

    No, Matte Proof Barber quarters weren't produced.

    Mark Feld* of Heritage Auctions*Unless otherwise noted, my posts here represent my personal opinions.

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    MarkKelleyMarkKelley Posts: 1,762 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Without photos we're just guessing, but it's probably just a nice mint state coin.

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