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    1861 Quarter Eagle, Rare Old Reverse Variety

    1861 $2 1/2 Old Reverse Quarter Eagle MS63 SEGS (MS62 Light Obverse Scratches). Both sides present relatively well, although the obverse reveals some light scratches. Nice, frosty luster still remains, the color is a warm, yellow-gold shade. A sharply struck representative of this scarce P-mint variety. The 1861 Old Reverse Quarter Eagle was produced with a leftover reverse die from 1858, and survivors are scarce in all grades and particularly elusive in Mint State. (NGC ID# 25JX, PCGS# 97794)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2001
    3rd-6th Wednesday-Saturday
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