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    Affordable 1831 Quarter Eagle

    1831 $2 1/2 --Plugged, Repaired, Whizzed--ANACS. VF20 Details. Bass-3028, Breen-6134, R.4. The plug and subsequent repair is most noticeable on the reverse, and both sides are unnaturally bright from having been harshly cleaned. This well detailed piece exhibits numerous marks in the fields on each side. Just 4,520 pieces were struck, and like all old tenor (pre-1834) gold coins, most of the production was eventually melted since bullion value exceeded the face value.(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# BFWA, PCGS# 7671)

    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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    July, 2006
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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