C Bechtler $2.50 K-11 64 Grains, 22 Carat MS (PCGS# 10073)

2004 Orlando, FL (FUN) Platinum Night

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(1837-42) $2 1/2 C.Bechtler Quarter Eagle, 64G. 22C. MS61 NGC. K-11, R.6. Breen-7756. GEORGIA GOLD, uneven 22. Superb, deep, original coppery-gold and magenta-gold color covers the moderately abraded, reflective surfaces. There is a small Mint-made edge clip over the IA of GEORGIA, and a small die crack (as produced) is forming from the rim through the T of BECHTLER at 12 o'clock on the obverse. It is in great demand among Dahlonega gold coin collectors due to its Georgia association. Scarce in all grades and among the finest known of this variety. Listed on page 285 of the 2003 Guide Book.
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