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    Scarce 1802 Breen-6118 Quarter Eagle

    1802/1 $2 1/2 XF40 ANACS. Breen-6118, Bass-3007, R.4. All three known 1802 quarter eagle varieties are from a single obverse die, and it is usually described as an overdate due to numismatic tradition. However, this is not an overdate die. Earlier, this variety was cataloged as Breen-1 and 3 in his 1960s era monograph. Breen described two different varieties that proved to be from the same die pairing. This example has bright green-gold color with considerable luster, but was apparently down-graded due to stippled or abraded surfaces.(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 25F6, PCGS# 7650)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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

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    June, 2006
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
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