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    1834 Classic Quarter Eagle, MS62
    Small Head, Variety 1

    1834 $2 1/2 MS62 PCGS. CAC. Small Head, Breen-6138, Variety 1, R.1. While the Classic quarter eagle and half eagles from 1834 are considered "common" these pieces are definitely not easily found in solid Uncirculated grades. This is a bright, sparkling example with the often-seen semiprooflike fields on each side. The strike details are strong throughout, and it is only the presence of a number of small abrasions that are scattered across each side that prevents an even higher grade. Population: 66 in 62, 88 finer. CAC: 17 in 62, 28 finer (10/19).(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
    December, 2019
    5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 16
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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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