U.S. Coins Gold Coinage $2.50 Capped Bust Gold

1834 Capped Bust $2 1/2 PCGS XF45

Underrated Rarity

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Degree of Toning: 1/10
DLRC Inventory #: 1340677

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Item Description:
The 1834 Capped Bust Quarter Eagle is an underappreciated classic numismatic rarity. Hailing from a mintage of just 4,000 pieces, fewer than 20 grading events have been recorded by both services. Auction appearances are even rarer as a finer example has not appeared in public sale in over 15 years! In fact, it is one of the few pieces that the Pogue family did not acquire in their massive gold collection that was recently sold. This piece in particular exudes nice luster and a smooth orange-gold surface with a flashy reverse. For the collector who appreciates rarity and long-term potential this is the ideal piece that is rarely offered.

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Catalog Details:
PCGS #: 7674 ()
Catalog: U.S. Coins
Category: Gold Coinage
Series: $2.50 Capped Bust Gold
Type: Capped bust facing left, small size
Years for Type: 1829-1834
Strike: Business
Denomination: Gold quarter eagle
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Designer: John Reich
Composition: 91.67% gold; 8.33% silver & copper
Weight: 4.37g
Edge Type: Reeded
Mintage: Unknown