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    1834 $2 1/2 AU55 NGC. Breen-6140, Variety 4, R.3. Luster fills the margins of this sun-gold Choice AU quarter eagle. Marks are surprisingly absent, and the strike is good despite blending on the curl above the ear. A Large Head example, scarcer than the Small Head Variety 1.
    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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    Classic Head Quarter Eagles Die Variety Guide

    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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