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    Lustrous 1836 Quarter Eagle, MS61

    1836 $2 1/2 Script 8 MS61 NGC. CAC. Head of 1835, Breen-6143, McCloskey-D, R.2. There are three known 1836 Head of 1835 varieties, all from a single obverse die that is normally found with a bisecting crack from star 6 to the forecurl, and across the die to the border between stars 12 and 13. This is a common die variety with AME close and the lowest arrow head joining the inside left base of the final A. There is no berry in the branch. Satiny surfaces exhibit wonderful greenish-gold luster with slight central weakness, and are virtually mark free.(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
    February, 2009
    5th-8th Thursday-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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