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    Mint State 1833 Quarter Eagle

    1833 $2 1/2 MS62 NGC. Breen-6136, BD-1, R.5. Every quarter eagle from 1829 through 1834, prior to the first Classic Head coins, are extremely rare in any and all grades. The 1833 has been called by some the rarest of the rare, for it is more elusive than any other date in this short series, except for the 1834 Capped Head coinage, a major rarity. Except for the center on each side, every detail is boldly defined. The fields are reflective, as usual, since the limited mintage means that every coin is an early strike. The surfaces have gorgeous greenish yellow-gold color.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# BFWC, PCGS# 7673)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    November, 2007
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