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    Appealing 1825 Quarter Eagle AU58, BD-2

    1825 $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. Breen-6128, BD-2, High R.4. The 5 in the date leans left, is slightly lower than the 2, and is repunched. Of the three recognized die marriages for the 1825 quarter eagle, this is the most commonly seen. Bass and Dannreuther's Early U.S. Gold Coin Varieties (2006) includes an estimated mintage (for this variety) of 2,000 to 3,000 coins, from a total mintage for the date of 4,434 pieces. Of that number, however, only 80 to 100 examples of the BD-2 are currently known to survive. This piece is well struck with pleasing green-gold coloration and slight, even wear across the design's highpoints. A few trivial contact marks are scattered over each side. (Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 25FG, PCGS# 7664)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    January, 2008
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