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    1834 Two and a Half Dollar, MS65
    Large Head, Breen-6140, Variety 3
    Glistening Luster, Sun-Gold Color

    1834 $2 1/2 MS65 NGC. Large Head, Breen-6140, Variety 3, R.4. This is an incredible 185-year-old Gem quarter eagle with glistening mint luster and clean sun-gold surfaces. The stars, legends, and all of the eagle's feathers, talons, and leaves exhibit strong definition. The only exception is the upper left portion of the vertical shield bars. The curls around Liberty's face are also slightly incomplete. This scarce variety features a Large Head with pronounced, rounded curls above the forehead. The reverse shows AM closely spaced without a tongue in the eagle's mouth. Census: 16 in 65 (1 in 65+, 2 in 65 ), 1 finer (12/19).
    From The HFW² Collection. (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
    January, 2020
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
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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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