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    Dazzling 1834 Classic Quarter Eagle

    1834 $2 1/2 MS64 PCGS. McCloskey-A, Breen-6140, Large Head, 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 to the die marriage. This eye catching example displays splendid reddish-gold patina and dynamic luster, having been kept from a solid Gem designation by a prominent abrasion in the right obverse field just below 3 o'clock. Another mentionable mark is found between the A in STATES and the eagle's head. Population: 38 in 64, 8 finer (3/06).(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 Dates
    April, 2006
    26th-29th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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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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