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    1859 $2 1/2 Old Reverse VF25 PCGS. The eagle on the reverse is well worn, while the obverse has sharper details. Traces of dark russet patina are embedded in portions of of the legends. There are no mentionable abrasions. Only 39,444 Quarter Eagles were struck in 1859, with the production further divided between the Old and New Reverse varieties. The Old Reverse, which has larger arrowheads and letters, is much scarcer than the New Reverse variety. Population: 1 in 25, 19 finer (1/02). (NGC ID# 25JK, PCGS# 97788)

    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
    April, 2002
    28th Sunday
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