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    Desirable 14 Star Reverse 1804 Quarter Eagle

    1804 $2 1/2 14 Star Reverse--Damaged, Cleaned--ANACS. Fine Details, Net VG8. Breen-6119, Type of Bass-3010, R.4. The more available of the two varieties of this rare date. This Lot marks the first appearance of this variety in a Heritage catalog since the June 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale. A glossy sunrise-gold piece with several wandering pinscratches on the obverse. The eagle's wings have bold definition, and E PLURIBUS UNUM is generally legible. Despite the blundered star count, this reverse die was also used to strike one of the dime varieties of 1804.
    From the Virgil Farstad Collection. (#7652) (NGC ID# BFVT, PCGS# 7652)

    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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    May, 2004
    5th-6th Wednesday-Thursday
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