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    Unc Details 1829 Quarter Eagle
    Very Scarce BD-1, Sole Dies

    1829 $2 1/2 -- Scratches, Rim Damage -- NGC Details. Unc. BD-1, High R.4. Only one die pair was used for the 1829 quarter eagles, and examples are very scarce regardless of condition. While any assessment of this piece must include the scratches, both shallow and deep, that run through the fields and occasionally cross over into the devices, the scratches (and the far more minor "rim damage") tell only part of the story. Well-defined devices show no trace of wear, and the lemon-yellow fields around them are bright with luster, semireflective on the obverse with full mirrors gleaming on the reverse. An intriguing early quarter eagle.(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# BFW7, PCGS# 7669)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    March, 2012
    8th-11th Thursday-Sunday
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