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    MS62 1836 Script 8 Two and a Half
    Head of 1835, Variety 11

    1836 $2 1/2 Script 8 MS62 NGC. Head of 1835, Breen-6143, Variety 11, R.2.
    No berry on olive branch, star 6 close to hair curl. The Head of 1835 is practically always seen with a bold die break through star 6 and the top of the headband. Here (and often), the break extends through the entire portrait and exits to the rim between stars 12 and 13. The antique-gold surfaces have a greenish tinge, and a patch of rose color appears on the reverse. A small verdigris spot at star 5 provides an undistracting pedigree marker. An estimable example for type collectors. Census: 28 in 62, 22 finer (12/10).(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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    January, 2011
    5th-9th Wednesday-Sunday
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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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