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    Scarce Uncirculated 1836 Classic Head
    Quarter Eagle
    , Second Head of 1837

    1836 $2 1/2 Block 8 MS61 NGC. CAC. Second Head of 1837, Breen-6144, Variety-15, R.2.
    This design type is seldom found in mint condition, and when located examples are worthy of consideration. This piece displays better-than-average striking details on the eagle's plumage, but the hair curls around Liberty's face show the usual softness. The slight reddish-gold surfaces are lightly abraded, the only mentionable mark located above and to the right of the eagle's head.(Registry values: P1)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25FU, PCGS# 97694)

    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
    Apr-May, 2011
    27th-1st Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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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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