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    1845 Quarter Eagle, Flashy MS65
    The Single Finest Certified

    1845 $2 1/2 MS65 NGC. Even though this is one of the more available issues of the 1840's, Mint State examples are very scarce, and are virtually unobtainable in Gem condition. Indeed, the present MS65 is the only, and the finest, certified by either NGC or PCGS (11/13).

    Both sides yield scintillating luster emitted from yellow-gold surfaces, and the design elements are sharply impressed except for the usually seen softness on the eagle's left (facing) leg. The surfaces are well-preserved on each side. These attributes combine to give this piece tremendous eye appeal. This high-quality, single finest coin will be the center piece of a Liberty Head quarter eagle collection.
    Dallas Signature (Heritage, 12/2005), lot 1111; Long Beach Signature (Heritage, 2/2006), lot 2614; Atlanta Signature (4/2006), lot 1610.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25GW, PCGS# 7737)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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