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    1834 Variety-2 Quarter Eagle, MS61
    Large Head, Wide AM

    1834 $2 1/2 Classic MS61 PCGS. Breen-6140, Variety-2, R.3. Large Head, AM Widely Spaced. The 1834 is the first year of issue for the Classic series and always of interest to type collectors. Seldom located in strict mint condition, this piece is sharply struck throughout with bright semi-prooflike fields and the usual green-gold coloration. Small but numerous abrasions are scattered over each side, which account for the grade.(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
    August, 2011
    11th-14th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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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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