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    1834 Classic Quarter Eagle, MS62
    Popular First-Year Issue

    1834 $2 1/2 MS62 PCGS. CAC. Large Head, Breen-6140, Variety 2, R.3. The Large Head type displays prominent hair curls when compared with its Small Head counterpart, while the widely spaced AM in AMERICA on the reverse is also diagnostic of the die marriage. This flashy green-gold representative is notable for its strong strike and semireflective luster. Moderate field marks are noted on each side and a diagonal blemish is rather prominent on the eagle's shield.
    Ex: Pittsburgh Signature (Heritage, 8/2004), lot 7133.
    From The Key Coin Collection. (Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 25FS, PCGS# 7692)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2020
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
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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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