Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice
IMPORTANT: In-person floor bidding is temporarily suspended and our offices are closed, except for scheduled appointments. See details including all options for bidding remotely.

    Description

    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


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2011
    5th-9th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 386

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    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.

    Download the guide

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 1 day left to consign to the 2020 July 9 - 13 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN!

    Learn about consigning with us

    You and your colleagues at Heritage could not have packaged the collection in a more professional and attractive way to buyers.
    Robert Ruff,
    New York, NY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search