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    (1837-42) C. Bechtler Quarter Eagle, 70G. 20C. MS62
    Tied For Finest Known

    (1837-42) $2 1/2 C. Bechtler Quarter Eagle, 70G. 20C. MS62 NGC. K-13, R.6. The four letter As on the obverse are all inverted Vs, without crossbars. From the seventh series of Bechtler coinage. Struck in gold from South Carolina, with a plain edge. This piece is sharply defined, with the reverse die rotated counterclockwise by approximately 150 degrees. The surfaces are faintly prooflike and exhibit green-gold toning. This piece is tied with five others as one of the finest known examples of K-13 (two are from PCGS). Listed on page 349 of the 2008 Guide Book. NGC Census: 4 in 62, 0 finer at either service (6/07).
    From The Stephen L. Schechter Collection of Bechtler Territorial Gold. (NGC ID# 2B9J, PCGS# 10070)


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    August, 2007
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
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