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    Description

    Moderately Prooflike 1834 Classic Quarter Eagle

    1834 $2 1/2 MS62 PCGS. Breen-6138, Small Head, R.2. The first three vertical shield stripes and the hair curls near Liberty's ear are not fully struck, however, the remainder of the design is exceptionally bold, especially the eagle's plumage and claws. The stars and legends are needle-sharp. The moderately prooflike luster is impressive, and the fields have only faint slide marks that are generally not visible except under a loupe.

    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
    September, 2003
    18th-20th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    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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