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    Rare 1877 Quarter Eagle

    1877 $2 1/2 Quarter Eagle MS61 Accugrade (AU50 Whizzed). With the charm of the 1877 date, this issue has long been a favorite of collectors because of its impressively low mintage of only 1,632 business strikes. It is not quite as scarce as one might imagine from looking at the mintage, but it is, nevertheless, a difficult coin especially in high grades. Lightly worn over the highpoints, the surfaces are dull gray from whizzing but show no distracting abrasions. (NGC ID# 25KW, PCGS# 7826)

    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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