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    Bright, Near-Mint 1824/1 Quarter Eagle

    1824/1 $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. Bass-3019, Breen-6127, R.4, the only known dies. Rich, deeply set, reddish-gold color overlays both sides with some more vibrant yellow-gold shadings evident at direct angles. Remnants of a semi-prooflike finish flash in the fields, and the lightly worn features are well detailed at the peripheral areas. The centers, however, are a little softly defined. Still, this is an important and pleasing circulated survivor of this, the second lowest mintage (2,600 pieces) issue in the Capped Head Left Quarter Eagle series. Both sides are somewhat scuffy with scattered light and moderate abrasions. About 30 degrees of clockwise die rotation is noted. Surprisingly, the 1824/1 is the second most available date of its type in today's market. Population: 9 in 58, 7 finer (10/05).(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# BFW4, PCGS# 7663)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    January, 2006
    4th-7th Wednesday-Saturday
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