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    1834 Variety 3 Quarter Eagle, MS62
    Elusive Die Pair

    1834 $2 1/2 MS62 PCGS. Breen-6140, Variety 3. This Large Head variety is scarcer than the other two varieties from the same obverse die. The letters AM in AMERICA are closely spaced, and the M is complete with both diagonals present. An unmistakable confirming diagnostic is the enlarged border denticle immediately below the fraction bar. Both sides exhibit trivial handling marks consistent with the grade. A small strike-through is noted in the upper right obverse field, extending well into the hair curls and ending near the hair ribbons. Both sides exhibit slightly reflective fields on this attractive and important Classic quarter eagle.(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
    January, 2016
    6th-11th Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
    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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