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    1832 Quarter Eagle, BD-1, AU55
    Very Scarce in All Grades

    1832 $2 1/2 AU55 ANACS. BD-1, R.4. Bass-Dannreuther Die State a/c, sole pair and state reported. This issue is very scarce regardless of condition. John Dannreuther advances a theory in the reference that the 1832 quarter eagle with its obverse tweaked from the 1831 design represents the work of Christian Gobrecht, not William Kneass as has traditionally been held. This Choice AU example is surprisingly bright with ample luster through the pale yellow fields. Both sides show the small, scattered marks commonly associated with modest wear, as well as a handful of digs in the right obverse and upper and right reverse fields.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# BFWB, PCGS# 7672)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    September, 2013
    25th-29th Wednesday-Sunday
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