About this set: This is a set for the collector who likes a challenge!! The P-mint issues are generally harder to locate than the corresponding proofs, and the branch mint coins are harder still. Of the three silver Barber series, the quarters are the least often collected. One reason may be that there are three stoppers in all grades: 1896-S, 1901-S, and 1913-S. As always, Sunnywood strives for a combination of technical quality and eye appeal, with a preference for originality. Beautifully toned gem examples form the heart of this set, although there are also several spectacular white examples such as the 1902 and 1915-S, both superb gem "headlight" MS67's, as well as the key '96-S. Sunnywood would like to acknowledge some of the past and present collectors of this series who have inspired this effort through their wonderful sets: Louis Eliasberg, the Norwebs, Glenn Church, Dale Krueger, John Hugon, Gene Gardner, Dale Friend, and Dr. Steven Duckor. Many thanks to Dale Friend for providing the opportunity to acquire some of his beautiful coins, which completed this set. The 1892 Type I Reverse issues may be seen here on the Registry; but the collection also included 1892 Type II Reverse examples (all graded PCGS MS66). This set was sold privately in 2008 without resubmission for regrade. Both Sunnywood and the buyer agreed that there were quite a few undergraded coins in the set, which would likely score a notably higher grade today or in the near future. (This was even true of Sunnywood's duplicates - several of them were previously sold to another well-known collector, and were successfully upgraded by their very happy new owner.)
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