Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    1837 Quarter Eagle, MS62, McCloskey-B

    1837 $2 1/2 MS62 PCGS. McCloskey-B, R.3. The attribution is confirmed by three lines in each shield stripe, and the last A in AMERICA joined to an arrowhead. The 1837 quarter eagle, with a mintage of 45,080 pieces, is usually seen in XF and AU. Mint State examples are rare, and tend to occur in low-end Mint State grades. To date, PCGS and NGC have seen about 60 Uncirculated examples, the vast majority of which grade from MS60 to MS62. Fully struck coins are rare, with most showing weakness on the central highpoints. This MS62 example displays bright yellow-gold surfaces that have retained most of their luster. The design elements are sharply impressed, save for minor weakness in the hair at Liberty's ear. Light handling marks are visible on each side.(Registry values: P2)

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

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper

    View Certification Details from PCGS

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2007
    8th-10th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 359

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    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.

    Download the guide

    Sold on Aug 10, 2007 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 16 days left to consign to the 2021 August 18 - 22 ANA WFOM US Coins Signature Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    The outcome of the auction far exceeded my best hopes and would not likely have been as successful with out your sound advice on where to present the coin and how best to set the reserve. Throughout the process your availability , support and knowledge were exceptional.
    Mike K.,
    Mahpopac, NY
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search