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    Rare 1806/4 8x5 Stars Quarter Eagle, VF35 PCGS

    1806/4 $2 1/2 8x5 Stars VF35 PCGS. Breen-6122, Bass-3013, R.4. Two die marriages of 1806 Quarter Eagles are known, both of which are overdates. Although rare, the 1806/4 is more available than its 1806/5 counterpart, which also has a different obverse star alignment. The 1806/4 crowds eight stars behind Liberty's cap with another five stars more widely spaced along the right obverse border. This medium golden-brown example is typically struck in the centers, which may have prevented an XF assignment since the peripheral elements are crisp and retain glimpses of the original luster. A couple of wispy handling marks on the horizontal shield lines do not affect the eye appeal.(#7654) (NGC ID# BFVW, PCGS# 7654)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    May, 2004
    5th-6th Wednesday-Thursday
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