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    1836 Two and a Half, MS63
    Block 8, Variety 8

    1836 $2 1/2 Block 8 MS63 PCGS. Breen-6142, Variety 8, R.3. An original and exceptionally attractive apricot-gold representative. Marks are trivial aside from a solitary field hairline near the nose. The strike is exceptionally sharp for the Classic type, though star 1, the date, and STATES show incompleteness due to minor misalignment of the hammer die. Population: 10 in 63, 13 finer (12/13).(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
    February, 2014
    3rd-5th Monday-Wednesday
    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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