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    1909 Quarter Eagle, Sharply Struck MS66
    Wonderful Luster and Color

    1909 $2 1/2 MS66 PCGS. CAC. This is a pleasingly detailed representative with attractive, reddish-gold and lilac color interspersed over each side. These attributes are consistent with the issue's description in Garrett and Guth, which reads in part: "This 1909 issue is more sharply and completely struck than the quarter eagles seen in [1908]. Most examples have eye appeal and are quite lustrous." The authors further note that the issue is available for a price through most grades, even Gem. Registry enthusiasts know that finer examples, such as this MS66 coin, are substantially more elusive. Housed in a green label holder. Population: 16 in 66, 0 finer (11/11).
    Ex: Central States Signature (Heritage, 4/2008), lot 2414; ANA Signature (Heritage, 7-8/2008), lot 1911.
    From The Jim O'Neal Gold Type Collection.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 288Z, PCGS# 7940)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2012
    4th-8th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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