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    Description

    Conditionally Scarce 1834 Quarter Eagle MS61

    1834 $2 1/2 Classic MS61 NGC. McCloskey-A, Breen-6140, Large Head, R.3. A scarce Mint State example of this popular first year of issue for the Classic design. As with many 1834 quarter eagles, the fields of this piece are bright and semi-prooflike. The strike is soft, as usual, on the hair curls, and the surfaces show a few small marks, the only ones worthy of mention being a cluster of minor abrasions on Liberty's neck.(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
    December, 2005
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
    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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