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1838-C $2 1/2 AU55 NGC. Breen-6147, Variety 20, R.3....

2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia #1173

 
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Auction Ended On: Aug 3, 2012
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Location: Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
201 North 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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1838-C Classic Head Quarter Eagle, AU55
Variety 20
1838-C $2 1/2 AU55 NGC. Breen-6147, Variety 20, R.3. Only one die marriage is known for the 1838-C quarter eagles, used to coin 7,880 examples. Most have been lost or damaged throughout the years, and survivors are rare in all grades. The average certified grade of this issue is just 50. This exceptional Choice AU specimen has nearly full luster with a trace of wear on the high points. Light greenish-gold surfaces have only a few scattered marks.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25FZ, PCGS# 7697)

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Classic Head Quarter Eagles Die Variety Guide

The series of Classic Head quarter eagles issued from 1834 to 1839 includes 28 different individual die varieties. To date nothing has been published regarding each of the varieties. This guide provides identification and photos of the individual varieties with an of rarity for each variety.

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