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    1837 Quarter Eagle, MS61
    Low-Mintage Classic Head Date

    1837 $2 1/2 MS61 NGC. CAC. Breen-6145, Variety 16, R.2. Despite the fact that the production of the 1837 quarter eagles was less than one-tenth of the previous issue, the survival rate of circulated specimens is high enough to fill the needs of collectors. Mint State examples are another story however, and most fall into the lower end of the range such as this MS61 specimen. The coin exhibits a pleasing degree of design detail and displays several shades of yellow-gold color. The reverse displays a slight clockwise rotation. Census: 15 in 61, 22 finer (12/13).(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
    January, 2014
    8th-12th Wednesday-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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