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    Script 8 1836 Quarter Eagle, MS62
    Head of 1835

    1836 $2 1/2 Script 8 MS62 PCGS. Breen-6143, Variety-11, R.2. This piece is from a late die state, as the nearest point of star 6 is joined to the rim by a light crack, and a second crack connects a second point to the front of Liberty's ribbon, down through the foot of the L in LIBERTY, and into the highpoint hair. Lustrous orange-gold surfaces show glints of apricot, and while the strike is soft in the centers, there is no trace of wear. For the Script 8 subtype, Population: 46 in 62, 46 finer (5/11).(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
    June, 2011
    2nd-5th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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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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