1838-C $2 1/2 MS61 PCGS. Breen-6147, Winter-1, Variety-20, R.3....
Low-Mintage First Year of Design
The present coin is an attractive MS61 specimen, with bright greenish-gold surfaces that display prooflike reflectivity in protected areas. The design elements are sharply detailed, and some obverse stars show evidence of doubling. The mintmark has been repunched, and the remnants of the undertype C can be observed in a lower position, actually touching the top of the 3 in the date. Population: 2 in 61, 4 finer (5/11).(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25FZ, PCGS# 7697)
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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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