Description1838 $2 1/2 AU55 NGC. This is a scarcer issue in the brief (1834-1839) Classic quarter eagle series. This example displays somewhat soft striking details, as usual, with light wear and some wispy hairlines in the fields. Just 47,030 pieces were struck.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 25FY, PCGS# 7696)
Weight: 4.18 grams
Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper
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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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