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    1830 Quarter Eagle, AU55, BD-1
    Lustrous and Unabraded

    1830 $2 1/2 AU55 PCGS. BD-1, R.4. Like many quarter eagle dates from the 1820s and 1830s, only a single die pairing was needed to produce the small complement of 4,540 pieces; half eagles were the preferred and largest-available gold denomination, as well as the one requested by the vast majority of gold depositors. More than $630,000 face value in half eagles was struck in 1830, compared to a tad more than $11,000 in quarter eagles. This Choice AU 1830 two and a half displays generous luster remaining on orange-gold surfaces with reddish accents. There are no singular marks, and the eye appeal is high.(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# BFW8, PCGS# 7670)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    June, 2013
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