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    Underrated Mint State 1837 Quarter Eagle

    1837 $2 1/2 MS 62 NGC. Although its mintage of 45,080 pieces is similar to that of the 1838, the 1837 Classic quarter eagle is a scarcer coin in all grades. This is a remarkably lustrous BU example whose frosty surfaces reveal swirling cartwheel effects. The devices are nicely defined and the original color is green-gold in shade with orange overtones.
    From the Charles O. Blaisdell Collection.

    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.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2000
    8th-10th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
    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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