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1839 $2 1/2 AU50 PCGS. Breen-6148, Variety-21, R.3....

2010 December Houston Signature US Coin Auction #1147

 
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Auction Ended On: Dec 3, 2010
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Location: George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida de las Americas
Houston, TX 77010
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Elusive AU 1839 Two and a Half
1839 $2 1/2 AU50 PCGS. Breen-6148, Variety-21, R.3. Only a single die marriage is known for the final-year 1839, a scarce issue with a low mintage of 27,021 pieces. This is a dusky tan-gold AU example with a pleasing strike and an original appearance. Essentially unabraded save for three faint pinscratches, two on the upper reverse field and the third above Liberty's lip.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25G2, PCGS# 7698)

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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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