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    Mint State 1836 Block 8 Quarter Eagle

    1836 $2 1/2 Block 8 MS61 NGC. McCloskey-B, Head of 1834, Breen-6142, R.3. A mildly prooflike Classic gold type coin that benefits from an unusually bold strike throughout the major devices. This lovely and only lightly abraded quarter eagle has considerable eye appeal. Total mintage for the type is less than 1 million pieces, and less than that of the highly regarded Type Two gold dollar.(Registry values: P1)

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

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2006
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
    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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