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    1836 Quarter Eagle, MS60
    Script 8, 'Head of 1835'

    1836 $2 1/2 Script 8 MS60 NGC. Variety 11, R.2. The yellow-gold fields are slightly prooflike and remarkably unabraded for the grade, although a few light lines are visible under magnification. Only minor incompleteness of strike at the centers is visible, primarily at the eagle's shield and Liberty's hair curls at the ear. While the Script 8 variant is not as scarce as its Block 8 counterpart, all Classic quarter eagles are highly collectible and eagerly sought. This is a sharp example for the assigned grade.(Registry values: P1)

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

    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, 2015
    9th-12th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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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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