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    1859 $2 1/2 New Reverse, Type Two MS62 PCGS. The arrowheads are clearly separated, an identifier for the Type Two reverse versus its Type One predecessor. Due to ongoing low mintages for quarter eagles, leftover Type One dies lasted a few years and both reverse varieties are known on 1859, 1860, and 1861 quarter eagles. The present orange-gold piece is fully struck and satiny with minor marks on the left obverse field.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25JL, PCGS# 7788)

    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
    February, 2012
    2nd-5th Thursday-Sunday
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