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    1836 $2 1/2 Script 8 XF40 PCGS. Head of 1835, Breen-6143, McCloskey-D, R.2. A common Head of '35 example, with AME closely spaced and no berry in the branch. The obverse shows the diagnostic heavy die crack from star 6 through the lower part of L to the hair curl. Rich apricot-gold patina rests on each side, and traces of luster show in the protected areas. A lengthy pinscratch runs from below Liberty's ear to the rim at 7 o'clock. Housed in a green-label holder.(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
    May-Jun, 2008
    28th-2nd Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
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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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