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    Extremely Rare 1834 Quarter Eagle

    1834 Capped Bust XF 40 Ex Jewelry. Of the 4,000 quarter eagles struck in 1834 of this design type, virtually all were melted soon after striking as their intrinsic value was greater than their face value. It is generally accepted that today no more than 15 examples are known in all grades. This piece is fully detailed, but displays the pinched rims and slightly buffed look of a coin that has been used as a jewelry piece. A tremendous opportunity to acquire this great American rarity at a relatively reasonable price. (NGC ID# BFWD, PCGS# 7674)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 1998
    7th-9th Wednesday-Friday
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