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    1833 BD-1 Quarter Eagle, AU Details
    Rare in Any Condition

    1833 $2 1/2 BD-1, R.5 -- Cleaned -- PCGS Genuine. AU Details. The small recorded mintage of the 1833 quarter eagle (4,160 coins) only partially explains its rarity today. In Early U.S. Gold Coin Varieties, John Dannreuther writes: "Most of this type, as well as all the other old tenor gold issues, were melted after the weight reduction of July 31, 1834 or had already been melted after being exported." Today, only 60 to 80 1833 quarter eagles are believed extant. This AU-level coin is lightly cleaned but yet attractive. Prooflike fields and an above-average strike are key attributes.
    From The Estate of Jon Amato.


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