Description1834 $2 1/2 AU53 NGC. Breen-6140, Variety 2, R.3. An attractive tan-gold example with only a single relevant mark, on the field near the bust tip. Stars 2, 3, and 11 are boldly repunched. The Wide AM reverse die would be used again in 1835 (Variety 6) and 1836 (Varieties 9 and 12).
From the collection of Donald E. Bently, sold for the benefit of the Bently Foundation.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 25FS, PCGS# 7692)
Weight: 4.18 grams
Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper
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The series of Classic Head quarter eagles issued from 1834 to 1839 includes 28 different individual die varieties. To date nothing has been published regarding each of the varieties. This guide provides identification and photos of the individual varieties with an of rarity for each variety.
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