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    1834 Quarter Eagle, AU58
    First Classic Head Issue

    1834 $2 1/2 Classic AU58 PCGS. Small Head, Breen-6138, Variety-1, R.1. The Classic Head design was introduced in 1834 to mark the reduction in weight that made it possible for gold coins to circulate, instead of being exported or melted. This lightly circulated near-Mint specimen is well-detailed, with semiprooflike surfaces and a scattering of minor, grade consistent abrasions.(Registry values: P1)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25FS, PCGS# 7692)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2012
    2nd-5th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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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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