3 Capped Bust quarter, PCGS F15. This is a pleasing coin for the assigned grade, but the hook here is the rare die state (or stage, as Tompkins calls it). The reverse die has formed a complete retained cud at UNITED, as seen. Tompkins Stage 6, his final stage. Rea, et al describe two later stages, Stage 5 possible full cud and Stage 6 (fulll cud).There is no question here that we have a full retained cud. See the noted books by Tompkins and Rea, et al for more info. A very tough coin, and a great coin for the die state stage?
If you haven't already, please check out both of the standard works on the Bust quarter series mentioned above. Steve Tompkins' wonderful effort has been out for a while, but the book more recently published by Rory Rea, et al is also well worth your attention. Both are monumental works, and - though they cover the same subject - they are actually quite different.
Both have places of honor in our library, and we strongly suggest that both deserve a similar place in yours. Please Google either for ordering info. DavidKahnRareCoins is your source for scarce, rare and high-quality collector coins. We are members of all leading numismatic organizations, including the ANA (Life 6503) and the prestigious Professional Numismatists Guild, better known as the PNG David L.
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The item "1825/4 (2) B. 3 Rare CUD die state Bust quarter, PCGS F15 DavidKahnRareCoins" is in sale since Thursday, November 28, 2019.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ US\Quarters\Capped Bust (1815-38)". The seller is "davidkahnrarecoins" and is located in Olney, Maryland.This item can be shipped to United States.