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    Lovely 1926 Sesquicentennial
    Quarter Eagle, MS65

    1926 $2 1/2 Sesquicentennial MS65 PCGS. CAC. The low-relief Sesquicentennial gold quarter eagles and silver half dollars are telling demonstrations of why coinage design by committee usually turns out badly. After more than three-quarters of the original mintage failed to sell and was relegated to the melting pots, it would be another 58 years before America would issue a commemorative gold piece--the 1984 Olympic Games ten dollar.
    This lovely Gem piece, on the other hand, should prove extremely popular with bidders, given its pristine surfaces, a bold strike for the issue, and lack of even the remotest distraction.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 2FE9, PCGS# 7466)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Apr-May, 2010
    28th-2nd Wednesday-Sunday
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