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    1836 Classic Two and a Half
    Block 8, Mint State

    1836 $2 1/2 Block 8 MS61 NGC. Head of 1837, Breen-6144, McCloskey-C, R.2. A nicely struck yellow-gold Classic Head quarter eagle that displays ample luster. A wispy pinscratch appears on the upper obverse, but the surfaces are otherwise unmarked. Three dates of Classic Head half eagles (the 1834, 1836, and 1837) come with both Script and Block 8s, but only the 1836 two and a half attains separate Guide Book listings.
    Ex: Sarasota Collection (Heritage, 7/2004), lot 8012.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2009
    28th-31st Thursday-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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