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    1836 $2 1/2 Script 8 MS61 NGC. Breen-6143, Variety 13, R.4. The top pair of leaves yields a distinctive berry and the middle arrowhead extends past C in AMERICA to confirm the scarce Variety 13 die marriage. Lengthy die cracks intersect at Liberty's hair above the ear. The upper-left shield corner is characteristically weak on this variety, as are Liberty's highest curls, yet the other elements are sharply struck. We note some fine granularity on the portrait, but marks are minimal on the medium-gold surfaces with hints of orange at the margins.(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
    December, 2017
    7th-10th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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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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