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    Scarce 1806/4 Quarter Eagle

    1806/4--Repaired, Cleaned--ANACS. AU Details, Net VF 30. An obvious rarity in a seldom seen series, the 1806/4 has a distinctive underdigit and is not easily confused with the 1806/5. However, the obverse star arrangement is also different on the two overdates with the '06/4 having an 8 x 5 arrangement and the '06/5 aligned 7 x 6. Weakly struck, as always, this piece shows very little detailing in the centers, and there are numerous adjustment marks on each side but the most noticeable ones are on the reverse. A hole was expertly filled just above the peak of the cap and the corresponding area on the reverse. Hairlined long ago, each side has since retoned to a moderate reddish-golden hue. (NGC ID# BFVW, PCGS# 7654)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    August, 1998
    3rd-6th Monday-Thursday
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