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    1836 Quarter Eagle, Radiant MS62
    Block 8, Second Head of 1837

    1836 $2 1/2 Block 8 MS62 NGC. Breen-6144, Second Head of 1837, Variety 15, R.2. Although the 1836 Block 8 variant is estimated to have a mintage just one-fourth of its Script 8 counterpart, the two varieties are listed in the 2020 Guide Book at the same value, and both types are available to collectors. Uncirculated examples are elusive. This is the Second Head of 1837 design -- scarce as a type -- with smooth and lustrous, greenish-gold surfaces. The eagle shows slight weakness below the wing, although all else is sharp. Census: 21 in 62 (1 in 62+), 16 finer (5/19).(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
    July, 2019
    11th-14th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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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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