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    Rare 1821 Quarter Eagle

    1821 AU 55 Lightly Cleaned. First year of the new design, after a hiatus of 13 years, the 1821 is a rare coin with a mintage of 6,448 pieces. This is a choice example that is well struck and shows some minimal wear on the highpoints of the devices. The surfaces have a deep green-gold color. There are no large or distracting marks, and this coin does not show the often-seen planchet depression on the cheek or guide lines between the letters. (NGC ID# BFW3, PCGS# 7662)

    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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    Auction Dates
    August, 1996
    14th-17th Wednesday-Saturday
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