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    1835 Quarter Eagle, Bright MS63
    Variety 6, Reflective Fields

    1835 $2 1/2 MS63 NGC. Breen-6141, Variety 6, R.2. Ex: Hilt Collection. A widely spaced AM in AMERICA identifies this distinctive Classic Head die marriage. The 1835 quarter eagle, from a mintage exceeding 131,000 pieces, has a relatively low certified population number of 146 coins in Mint State. The bright yellow-gold surfaces of this Select example display partially prooflike fields when the coin is tilted under a light source, especially on the reverse. The design elements are well-struck except for the usual softness in the hair over Liberty's ear. Census: 14 in 63, 7 finer (10/16).
    Ex: FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/2015), lot 6855.(Registry values: P1)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25FT, PCGS# 7693)

    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
    January, 2017
    4th-9th Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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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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