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    1878 Quarter Eagle in Copper
    Judd-1567, PR62 Brown

    1878 $2 1/2 Quarter Eagle, Judd-1567, Pollock-1757, R.7, PR62 Brown PCGS.
    Ex: Simpson. On the obverse the head of Liberty faces left, with the Latin motto E PLURIBUS UNUM around, and date 1878 below. Liberty's hair is tied in a bun, and she wears a hair band inscribed LIBERTY, as well as a second band further back in the hair with a leafy design. On the reverse an overlarge eagle fills the center, with small UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and 2½ DOLLARS at the rim. Struck on thinner, wider (20.5 mm vs. 18 mm) planchets than the regular issue, in copper with a reeded edge. The surfaces are predominantly deep blue-gray with only the slightest outline of red visible around the outer legends. Sharply struck.
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    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2AFL, PCGS# 61929)


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    November, 2020
    19th-22nd Thursday-Sunday
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