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    Rare Choice AU 1831 Quarter Eagle

    1831 $2 1/2 AU55 PCGS. Breen-6134, Type of Bass-3028, R.4. Liberty's cheek and forehead possess light rub, but substantial luster illuminates protected areas. This richly detailed piece has a surprisingly clean obverse, and only a few unimportant marks on the reverse. Just 4,520 pieces were struck, and like all old tenor (pre-1834) gold coins, most of the production was eventually melted since the bullion value exceeded face. Population: 8 in 55, 32 finer (3/04).
    From The Paulsboro Collection, Part Three.(#7671) (Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# BFWA, PCGS# 7671)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    August, 2004
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