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    Near-Mint 1833 Quarter Eagle, BD-1

    1833 $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. CAC. Breen-6136, BD-1, R.5. Bass-Dannreuther Die State a/c, the reverse state a holdover from previous years' usage that was nearly steady through the issue's meager mintage of 4,160 pieces, nearly all of which were melted as old-tenor currency after the weight adjustments of 1834. Rich butter-yellow surfaces offer glossy luster on this near-Mint representative, which shows light wear but few overt abrasions on the reverse. The obverse has small cuts at the jawline and neck, as well as the right field. Still, a coin with strong overall eye appeal. Census: 13 in 58, 27 finer (1/10).
    From The South Texas Collection.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# BFWC, PCGS# 7673)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    February, 2010
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