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    1833 Quarter Eagle, Sharpness of AU55

    1833 $2 1/2 --Repaired, Cleaned--ANACS. AU55 Details. Breen-6136, BD-1, R.5. Only 4,160 examples of the 1833 quarter eagle were made, and it is a bit rarer than the 1830-32 issues. Only the 1834 With Motto quarter eagle is rarer, within the subtype. It appears that some smoothing has been accomplished in the reverse field around the eagle's head, as the appearance is a bit more muted, despite a subsequent light overall cleaning. This has been done quite expertly, and the coin retains a completely attractive appearance.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# BFWC, PCGS# 7673)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2007
    14th-17th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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