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1872 Amazonian Quarter Eagle in Gold - Obverse     1872 Amazonian Quarter Eagle in Gold - Reverse


1872 AMAZONIAN QUARTER EAGLE IN GOLD

Variety equivalents:
Adams-Woodin 1229
Judd 1230
Pollock 1372

Rarity: Unique

Designer: William Barber

Diameter: 18 millimeters

Metal content:

Weight: 64.5 grains

Edge: Reeded

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Known examples (1):
Ex - William Woodin - Farouk, sold for 205 Egyptian Pounds (the equivalent of $588.35) - Dr. Wilkison - purchased in 1973 by the Paramount International Coin Corporation - Trompeter - Superior Galleries - Heritage

Sources and/or recommended reading:
David Akers, "United States Gold Patterns"