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    Rare 1832 Capped Left Quarter Eagle, Ex: Reed

    1832 $2 1/2 AU 58 NGC. Ex: Byron Reed. Moderately abraded with attractive coppery patina at the borders. A slight modification enacted this year made 1832-34 coins wear more easily and strike up completely with more difficulty than the three preceding dates. This example is generally well struck, with only minor deficiencies on the hair curl by Liberty's temple and on the highpoints of the eagle's wing. An original representative of one of the most difficult of all U.S. gold type coins, further aided by an illustrious pedigree. Population: 8 in 58, 13 finer (9/99). (NGC ID# BFWB, PCGS# 7672)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    January, 2000
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