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    1837 Quarter Eagle, MS61
    Highly Lustrous Wheat-Gold Surfaces

    1837 $2 1/2 MS61 PCGS. CAC. Breen-6145, Variety 16, R.2. The usual variety among 1837 Classic Head quarter eagles exhibits three lines in each vertical shield stripe, and the arrowhead touches the final A in AMERICA. Wheat-gold surfaces are highly lustrous and show tinges of orange color. The stars and eagle are essentially fully impressed, and the only suggestion of softness occurs on the curl above Liberty's ear. Faint marks in the field, including one above the 7, limit the grade. Population: 6 in 61, 17 finer. CAC: 4 in 61, 6 finer (3/18).(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
    April, 2018
    25th-29th Wednesday-Sunday
    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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