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    Popular 1834 Classic Quarter Eagle, MS62

    1834 $2 1/2 Classic MS62 NGC. Breen-6138, Variety-1, Small Head, R.1. This nicely struck introductory year type coin has sun-gold color and a pleasing strike. Evaluation beneath a lens fails to locate any noticeable marks, and luster shimmers from the design. The Small and Large Head can be distinguished by the hair curl behind the Y in LIBERTY, which is distinct on the Large Head but joined to those above it on the Small Head.
    From The Dr. and Mrs. Claude Davis Collection.(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.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2010
    11th-15th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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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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