1856-C LIBERTY HEAD $2.5 MS61
CHOICE FROSTY SURFACES. ONLY 7,913 STRUCK. ONLY 3 GRADED HIGHER AT NGC.
In 1856, the leader of the only kingdom ever established in North America was assassinated by two of his subject. Beaver Island was a small Mormon Kingdom based in the Lake Michigan island, formed by James Strang in 1848. At its height, the King of Beaver Island claimed 12,000 followers. This 1856 quarter eagle recalls the assassination of the first and only king within the United States.