quarter eagle

noun

Definition of quarter eagle

: a $2.50 gold piece of the U.S. first issued in 1796 and last issued in 1929

Note: Earlier quarter eagles featured Miss Liberty on the obverse while later ones show an American Indian.

— see eagle

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“Quarter eagle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quarter%20eagle. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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