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    1834 Two and a Half, MS63
    Very Scarce Variety 3

    1834 $2 1/2 MS63 PCGS Secure. 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 AU or finer appearances of the variety 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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2019
    9th-14th Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    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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