One of the rarest of all U.S. gold coins sold for a record $2.4 million Tuesday.
The 207-year-old gold “Quarter Eagle” was worth $2.50 when it was minted in 1808.
One side of the coin depicts Lady Liberty, and an eagle is on the other side.
The 1808 Quarter Eagle was one in a collection of 128 coins that sold for a total $25 million at the auction.
Among them, a quarter from 1796 went for nearly $1.6 million, matching a previous record.
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