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    Bright Golden Classic Head Quarter Eagle

    1836 $2 1/2 MS 62 NGC. Head of 1835. This transitional head is found on most quarter eagles dated 1836 and is characterized by a curl near star 6 and four successive curls. Although most specimens exhibit weak strikes, this piece displays a near full strike. Both sides boast bright golden luster and are free of distractions save for a small pinprick in the right obverse field.

    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, 2000
    5th-7th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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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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