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    Appealing 1834 Classic Head Quarter Eagle, MS61

    1834 $2 1/2 Classic MS61 PCGS. Small Head, Breen-6138, R.2. This issue, the first quarter eagle to use the new design by William Kneass, was also the first to have a six-figure mintage. As such, this is the earliest issue for which Mint State examples are accessible to more than a handful of collectors. This is one such piece, well struck with quite lustrous honey-orange surfaces. Minor abrasions, including a long, thin one behind Liberty's head, define the grade.(Registry values: P1)

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

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2006
    13th-16th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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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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