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Lot 1284

1820. Large 0. . B-3, Rarity-4. PCGS graded MS-64. A very choice example with brilliant lustrous untoned surfaces. Quarter dollars dated 1820 were minted to the extent of 127,444 coins from a combination of three obverse and four reverse dies to produce five varieties. Three of the four reverse dies were used in later years. A die crack (as made) through the 18 in the date and the lower left stars attributes this elusive B-2 variety.

It is a pleasure to catalog a very choice coin such as this! One of the finer examples of the 1820 Large 0 Variety and high on the list as the finest of the variety as well. Beaming in silvery radiance throughout, with ultra-clean fields for the modest grade plus a sharp strike that is quite full on all but the 13th star and fine detail throughout the reverse with nothing in the way of weakness unless one wants to quibble about the tops of the eagles toes where the talons project! Hardly a source of contention. A coin that is worthy of the finest collection. Pop 1; 1 in 65, 1 in 65+, 4 in 66 (PCGS # 5329) .
Estimated Value $13,000 - 14,000.

 
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