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    Mint State 1834 Two and a Half
    Mildly Prooflike

    1834 $2 1/2 MS61 NGC. Breen-6140, Variety 2, R.3. The Large Head subtype, which is moderately scarcer than the often-encountered Variety 1 Small Head. The Wide AM in AMERICA reverse, later reused to strike 1835 and 1836 half eagles. The present boldly impressed example is free from visible abrasions save for a small tick on the reverse rim at 3 o'clock. The sun-gold surfaces are mildly prooflike.
    From The Fairfax Collection.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 25FS, PCGS# 7692)


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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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