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    Description

    1836 $2 1/2 Script 8 MS61 NGC. Breen-6143, Head of 1835, McCloskey-D, R.2. The eagle's neck, wings, and claws are well struck, as are the obverse stars. The hair curls above the coronet are also bold. Only the very center of the coin, which includes the hair curl above the ear and the horizontal shield bars, exhibit minor softness of strike. A spindly die crack (as made) travels from star 6 through the L in LIBERTY. There are no heavy abrasions, and the luster is bright and ample.

    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
    Feb-Mar, 2003
    27th-1st Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    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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