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    1836 $2 1/2 Head of 1835, Script 8 AU53 PCGS. Variety 11, R.2. An early die state with the bisecting obverse crack from the border at star 6 crossing the head to the hair curl above the ribbon, but disappearing in the right obverse field. The reverse die shows a single delicate crack. Weak at the centers as usual, this light yellow-gold example has a few splashes of coppery-orange toning with the usual trivial marks.(Registry values: P1)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25FU, PCGS# 7694)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2013
    25th-29th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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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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