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    AU Details 1827 Quarter Eagle

    1827 $2 1/2 --Cleaned--ANACS. AU Details, Net XF45. Breen-6131, Type of Bass-3025, R.5. Well struck for this difficult type, with slight softness noted on the eagle's vertical shield lines. Liberty exhibits only faint wear on her forehead and hair curls. A hairlined representative that also has a few wispy abrasions on the portrait. A rare date, even by the exacting standards of the Capped Head Left type. Only 2,800 pieces were recorded as struck, and PCGS has encapsulated only 25 examples in all grades, some of which could be resubmissions.
    From the Virgil Farstad Collection. (#7666) (NGC ID# BFW6, PCGS# 7666)

    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
    May, 2004
    5th-6th Wednesday-Thursday
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