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    Important 1796 With Stars Quarter Eagle
    BD-3, XF Details

    1796 $2 1/2 Stars--Plugged, Harshly Cleaned--NGC Details. XF. Breen-6114, BD-3, High R.5. Estimates of just 30 to 40 survivors of the only 1796 With Stars variety suggest their considerable importance, regardless of their overall quality or appearance. This piece is one that will see considerable demand, since it will prove to be affordable when compared to problem-free examples. A hole at 12 o'clock was plugged, and the E in LIBERTY was reengraved, as were part of the eagle's tail and the arrow feathers. The surrounding surfaces on each side have been buffed to simulate bright yellow luster. However, the workmanship is high, and the overall appearance is still respectable.

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

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2011
    5th-9th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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