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    1807 Quarter Eagle, BD-1, AU53
    A Popular Type Coin

    1807 $2 1/2 AU53 PCGS. Breen-6124, BD-1, R.3. The only variety. The 1807 is the final issue in the Capped Bust Right design and also the most available. The mintage is estimated to be 6,812 pieces, but based on the current availability, some experts believe that number may include some prior-dated issues, and the true mintage of the 1807 may be lower. Dannreuther (2006) assigns this issue a Rarity-3 and estimates 250 to 350 examples still exist.
    Rich bright-yellow patina covers the majority of the surfaces with considerable reddish accents intermingled throughout. The design definition is better than one would expect for an AU53 example of this issue, but we note some softness on the shield on the reverse. Both sides are minimally abraded with only a few small marks on the bust of Liberty. An attractive example that would make a nice addition to a type set.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# BFVY, PCGS# 7656)

    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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