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    1834 Classic Quarter Eagle, MS63
    Important First-Year Type Coin

    1834 $2 1/2 MS63 NGC. Breen-6138, Variety 1, R.1. An attractive MS63 example of the first year of the Classic Head design. The Variety 1 features a Small Head motif and was probably the first variety struck. This coin is well-detailed and lightly marked, with prooflike orange-gold surfaces. Census: 37 in 63 (2 in 63 ), 58 finer (2/14).
    From the Collection of Donald E. Bently, sold for the benefit of the Bently Foundation.(Registry values: P1)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25FS, PCGS# 7692)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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    March, 2014
    20th Thursday
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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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