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    Elusive 1831 Capped Bust Quarter Eagle

    1831 $2 1/2 --Rim Filed--NCS. Unc Details. Bass 3028, Breen 6134, R.4. Bright yellow-gold surfaces display well defined motifs, and considerable luster. An abrasion below the bust appears to have been lightly tooled. File marks on the rims are not readily visible due to encapsulation. The Capped Bust Quarter Eagle series is one of the most challenging group of coins in all of U.S. numismatics. Among the Reduced Size pieces from 1829 through 1834, the 1831 is a moderately difficult date to locate.(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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    Auction Dates
    January, 2006
    4th-7th Wednesday-Saturday
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