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    Description

    Scarce Uncirculated 1837 Classic Head Quarter Eagle

    1837 MS 60 NGC. Well defined for the issue, with typical lack of definition on a few of the obverse stars, the highest curls, and the shield lines. Although priced similarly, the 1837 is quite a bit scarcer than earlier Classic quarter eagles. Since it is often valued in current price guides at virtually the same price as the more populous dates, it may well be considered the sleeper in the series. This specimen has the expected number of minute marks in the fields, none of which are overly distracting, and the color is a pleasant yellow-gold, with much original luster.

    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
    Jul-Aug, 1997
    30th-2nd Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 191
    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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