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    Desirable MS 62 1836 Quarter Eagle, Block 8 Variety

    1836 $2 1/2 Block 8 MS 62 PCGS. Due to its status as the highest mintage (547,986 pieces) Classic quarter eagle, the 1836 is a popular issue among type collectors. Relatively available in lower grades, this issue is, however, quite scarce in Mint State. This is a richly colored, green-gold example whose surfaces exude originality. The strike is bold and both sides display a lightly abraded, frosty appearance.

    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
    October, 2000
    5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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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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