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    1834 Two and a Half, MS63
    Scarce Variety 3

    1834 $2 1/2 MS63 PCGS. Large Head, Breen-6140, Variety 3, R.4. Variety 3 is undoubtedly scarcest among the four 1834 Classic quarter eagle marriages. The pick-up point is the T in UNITED, entered lower than surrounding letters. We know of only four other AU or finer examples of the variety that have appeared in a Heritage auction within the past five years. The present lot is graded higher than any of those four pieces, and is likely among the finest Variety 3 examples. It is a prooflike sun-gold piece with attractive surfaces and moderate incompleteness of strike at the centers.(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
    July, 2019
    11th-14th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 296

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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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