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    Near-Mint State 1837 Quarter Eagle

    1837 $2 1/2 AU58 PCGS. McCloskey-B, R.3. Among Philadelphia Mint quarter eagles of this design, only the 1839 issue is scarcer, and that date is from a lower mintage. The 1837 quarter eagles were produced to the extent of 45,080, and nearly all entered circulation. PCGS has only certified 16 Mint State examples of this issue. Just three varieties are known for the date, and all are elusive, although this variety is the most plentiful. Just a few light surface marks are present on each side. The surfaces have nearly full luster with attractive greenish-gold coloration. Population: 5 in 58, 16 finer (4/05).(#7695) (Registry values: P2)

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

    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
    May, 2005
    4th-7th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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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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