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    Choice AU 1837 Quarter Eagle, McCloskey-B

    1837 $2 1/2 AU55 NGC. McCloskey-B, R.2. As usual, the design elements are unevenly struck, and the hair detail above Liberty's forehead is especially soft on this example. The piece has a subdued appearance, with faint hairlines noted in the fields, but is actually rather attractive for the grade. There are no large marks, and the lime-green toning is complemented by copper-red luster remnants near the devices. (Registry values: P2)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25FX, PCGS# 7695)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2008
    16th-18th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    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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