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1835 2˝ DOLLARS
OR QUARTER EAGLE

PCGS Nos: 7693, 7711

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 131,402
Proofs: estimated 10

Designer: William Kneass

Diameter: ±17.5 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%

Weight: ±64.5 grains (±4.18 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) above the date

Images courtesy of David Akers Numismatics, Inc.

Significant examples:
Proof (illustrated above).  The John Jay Pittman collection

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-64.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 642, illustrated, sold for $12,650.00.  "Breen-6141"

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 118, "Breen-6141", illustrated, sold for $5,290.00  From RARCOA's 1970 ANA Sale, August 1970, Lot 1432

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 1197, illustrated, sold for $5,060.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The Marvin Taichert Collection of U.S. Type Coins", May 9, 2001, Lot 67, plated, sold for $3,450.00

AU-58.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 119, "Breen-6141", illustrated, sold for $1,725.00  Purchased from Stanley Kesselman, August 23,1971

AU-58.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 3940, not illustrated, sold for $977.00  From Bowers & Merena's Harry W. Bass, II sale, 10/99: 282 with flip, prior to that from Lester Merkin's June 1972 sale, lot 363.

AU-50.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2136 at $632.50

Sharpness of AU-50 but lightly scratched.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 3941, illustrated, sold for $489.00

VF-25.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1230, not illustrated, sold for $345.00

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-65's.

The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-65.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

"The PCGS Population Report, April 2004" by The Professional Coin Grading Service