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    Description

    PCGS 1834 Classic MS 65. Small Head. There are two distinctly different die varieties of the 1834 quarter eagle, the Large Head and Small Head varieties. By die variety, the Large Head is considered the scarcer of the two, but the superb condition of preservation of this, so called, more common variety puts it in a class by itself. This specimen is amazingly well struck with a distinct crispness to all of the stars, hair curls, and the eagle's neck. The surfaces are a pleasant compromise of prooflike and satiny luster, combined. There is a tiny abrasion just below the N of UNITED and a miniscule carbon fleck above the eagle's right wing. These are mentioned for pedigree purposes, only as they do not detract from the coin's appearance. It is, indeed, a treat to offer for sale a sparkling little gem such as this quarter eagle. Population: 4 in 65, 1 higher, (6/94).

    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
    July, 1994
    27th-30th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 217
    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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