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    Lustrous Choice AU 1838 Two and a Half

    1838 $2 1/2 AU55 NGC. Breen-6146, R.2. The 1838 is the second low-mintage P-mint Classic Head issue after the 1837, with both having mintages less than one-tenth as much as the 1836 issue. Notwithstanding, more examples are available in Mint State than of the earlier pieces. This Choice AU example displays lightly abraded, still-lustrous orange-gold surfaces.(Registry values: P1)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# E2MN, PCGS# 7696)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2008
    9th-12th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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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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