1843-o-Small-Date-2-1-2-Liberty-Head-Quarter-Eagle-Ngc-Ms61-Rare-Breen-6172-01-imsl

1843-o Small Date, $2 1/2 Liberty Head Quarter Eagle, Ngc Ms61, Rare Breen 6172

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1843-o Small Date, $2 1/2 Liberty Head Quarter Eagle, Ngc Ms61, Rare Breen 6172
1843-o Small Date, $2 1/2 Liberty Head Quarter Eagle, Ngc Ms61, Rare Breen 6172
1843-o Small Date, $2 1/2 Liberty Head Quarter Eagle, Ngc Ms61, Rare Breen 6172
1843-o Small Date, $2 1/2 Liberty Head Quarter Eagle, Ngc Ms61, Rare Breen 6172
1843-o Small Date, $2 1/2 Liberty Head Quarter Eagle, Ngc Ms61, Rare Breen 6172
1843-o Small Date, $2 1/2 Liberty Head Quarter Eagle, Ngc Ms61, Rare Breen 6172
1843-o Small Date, $2 1/2 Liberty Head Quarter Eagle, Ngc Ms61, Rare Breen 6172
1843-o Small Date, $2 1/2 Liberty Head Quarter Eagle, Ngc Ms61, Rare Breen 6172
1843-o Small Date, $2 1/2 Liberty Head Quarter Eagle, Ngc Ms61, Rare Breen 6172
1843-o Small Date, $2 1/2 Liberty Head Quarter Eagle, Ngc Ms61, Rare Breen 6172
1843-o Small Date, $2 1/2 Liberty Head Quarter Eagle, Ngc Ms61, Rare Breen 6172
1843-o Small Date, $2 1/2 Liberty Head Quarter Eagle, Ngc Ms61, Rare Breen 6172

1843-o Small Date, $2 1/2 Liberty Head Quarter Eagle, Ngc Ms61, Rare Breen 6172
NGC (VP-001) and ANACS (Breen 6172) recognize this variety and only a total of 8 have been graded (4 by NGC and 4 by ANACS) – MS61 is the highest grade for this variety to date. NGC/PCGS graded population (all varieties) – 1294. This is a rare transition coin variety using the obverse of the small date (Winter’s small date obverse 1) with the large date reverse (Winter’s large date reverse A) showing the double punched mint mark. Walter Breen in his Complete Encyclopedia Of U. And Colonial Coins” describes the 6172 variety – “Stars thin, attenuated; either the hub was weakly impressed, or obv. As next [Large Date], base of mintmark repunched. My belief is that the obverse die was lapped in an attempt to extend its life. The main portrait shows a rough finish often attributed to a rusty die especially at the hair and LIBERTY. There are also 2 rust lumps evident at the jaw/neck transition. The reverse is very sharply struck and showing the vertical shield lines extending into the horizontal lines and slightly below the shield edge along with the double punched mint mark. The item “1843-O SMALL DATE, $2 1/2 LIBERTY HEAD QUARTER EAGLE, NGC MS61, RARE BREEN 6172″ is in sale since Friday, December 13, 2019. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ US\Gold (Pre-1933)\$2.50, Quarter Eagle”. The seller is “hykyrone3″ and is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Certification Number: 4882981-003
  • Certification: NGC
  • Strike Type: Business
  • Mint Location: New Orleans
  • Grade: MS 61
  • Year: 1843
  • Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
  • Denomination: $2.50

1843-o Small Date, $2 1/2 Liberty Head Quarter Eagle, Ngc Ms61, Rare Breen 6172