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    Popular 1836 Head of '35 Quarter Eagle, MS61

    1836 $2 1/2 Script 8 MS61 NGC. Head of 1835, Breen-6143, 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 shield lines, exhibits moderate softness of strike. The pale gold surfaces are minimally abraded, and the margins and devices are lustrous.(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
    December, 2009
    3rd-6th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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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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