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    1834 Classic Head Quarter Eagle, MS62
    Small Head, Breen-6138, Variety 1

    1834 $2 1/2 MS62 NGC. Small Head, Breen-6138, Variety 1, R.1. Liberty's curls are flat, identifying the popular Variety 1. From a mintage of 112,234 pieces, the 1834 Classic Head quarter eagle is an available issue in lower grades, but it becomes somewhat scarce at the MS62 grade level. This attractive MS62 example exhibits well-detailed design elements, with just a touch of softness on the curls below the headband. The pleasing lemon-yellow surfaces show the expected number of minor contact marks for the grade, with traces of prooflike reflectivity in sheltered areas. Census: 63 in 62 (5 in 62+), 97 finer (6/19).(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.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2019
    14th-18th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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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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