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American Eagle gold coin: the Quarter Eagle

Authorized to be coined, Act of April 2, 1792. Weight, 67.5 grains; fineness, 916 2/3. Weight changed, Act of June 28, 1834, to 64.5 grains. Fineness changed, Act of June 28, 1834, to 899.225. Fineness changed, Act of January 18, 1837, to 900.

Rare early coins of the U.S. mint

1796. No. 1. Obverse: Liberty head, facing right, above "LIBERTY"--sixteen stars.

Reverse: Same type as No. 2 half-eagle of 1795, size 13.
No. 2. Same, with no stars on obverse.
1797-1798. Same as No. 1 of 1796, with thirteen stars.
1799-1801, inclusive. None issued.
1802. Same as 1798.
1803. None issued.
1804 to 1807, inclusive. Same as 1798.
1808. Same type as No. 2 half-eagle of 1807, with "2 1/2 D."
1809 to 1820, inclusive. None issued.
1821. Obverse: Same type as the half-eagle of 1813, size 12.

Reverse: Same type as No. 2 half-eagle of 1807.
1822 and 1823. None issued.
1824-1827, inclusive. Same as 1821.
1828. None issued.
1829 to 1833, inclusive. Same as 1821.
1834. No. 1. Same as 1821. No. 2. Same type as No. 2 half-eagle of 1834, size 11.
1835 to 1839, inclusive. Same as No. 2 of 1834.
1840 to 1865. Same type as the eagle of 1834.
1866. Same type as eagle of 1866.