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    1861 Quarter Eagle, Old Reverse, MS62
    Elusive in Any Grade

    1861 $2 1/2 Old Reverse, Type One MS62 PCGS. CAC. The 1861 has a higher mintage than all other issues from the 1860s combined, but the vast majority of those pieces are the Type Two Reverse with small, separated arrowheads. The Type One Reverse is very scarce. PCGS has graded 1,187 of the New Reverse examples, but only 53 of the Old Reverse.

    Gold and peach tones are present on this pleasing example. The strike is sharp overall, with minor softness on both sides. The few scattered marks do not pose a distraction. Light clash marks appear on both sides. Population: 7 in 62, 12 finer (12/13).(Registry values: P2)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25JW, PCGS# 97794)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2014
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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