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    Near-Gem 1834 "Large Head" Classic Quarter Eagle

    1834 Classic MS 64 PCGS. Large Head. There are two distinctly different design types of the 1834 Classic quarter eagle, Large Head and Small Head. The Large Head is considered the scarcer of the two, and this is easily the finest example we have offered in the past five years. The coin is amazingly well struck for a Classic quarter eagle with nearly complete plumage on the eagle and good definition on Liberty's hair curls. The fields are bright and semi-prooflike, as usually seen, and there are only the slightest abrasions on either side, none of which are worthy of individual mention. Bright yellow-gold color is seen throughout. Population: 14 in 64, 4 finer (11/96).

    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
    January, 1997
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 145
    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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