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    1830 Quarter Eagle, BD-1, MS61
    Scarce Low-Mintage Issue

    1830 $2 1/2 MS61 PCGS. Breen-6133, BD-1, R.4. Only one variety in one die state is known for the 1830 quarter eagle. With a mintage of only 4,540 pieces, one would not expect a need for more than one die pairing, but it is somewhat surprising that the dies did not crack, resulting in another die state. The reverse die used on the 1830 was the same die used for the rest of the type. It is most easily identified by a mispunched U in UNITED. The fields are semiprooflike on each side, and both sides display rich reddish-gold color. The surfaces are lightly abraded, typically so for an MS61. The only mentionable abrasion is a reeding mark above the eagle. Population: 5 in 61, 28 finer (6/10).(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# BFW8, PCGS# 7670)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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