Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Intriguing 1806/5 BD-2 Quarter Eagle

    1806/5 $2 1/2 7x6 Stars PCGS Genuine. Breen-6123, BD-2, High R.5. The PCGS number ending in .98 suggests Damage as the reason, or perhaps one of the reasons, that PCGS deemed this coin not gradable. In our opinion, the coin has the details of an AU specimen that has been cleaned. The PCGS Damage may refer to the many surface ticks primarily on the obverse. The 1806/5 overdate is an important rarity in a series where nearly every coin is a rarity. A fascinating variety with the obverse overdated after its use in 1805. The reverse was also used in 1805, so technically, the 1805 and the 1806/5 are the same die variety!
    This boldly defined green-gold example has reflective surfaces with a few minor marks on each side. Central adjustment marks are evident on the reverse, creating strike weakness on the opposing part of the obverse.
    From The R.M. Phillips Limited Partnership Collection.
    (Registry values: P9, N9)

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

    View all of [The R.M. Phillips Limited Partnership Collection ]

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    Jul-Aug, 2009
    31st-2nd Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,225

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 18 days left to consign to the 2020 June 4 - 8 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach!

    Learn about consigning with us

    The marketing was exceptional from the photos to the ads in Civil War Times and North South Trader for the cross over people!!! I have had many emails from my Civil War collecting fraternity that saw these and I saw them at the national show in Nashville/Franklin in early December.
    Dave Noble,
    Rockwall, TX
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search