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    Description

    Near-Mint 1838 Classic Quarter Eagle
    Breen-6146, Variety-19, Sole Dies

    1838 $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. Breen-6146, Variety-19, R.2. The sole die pair used to strike 1838 quarter eagles, offered here as an important near-Mint survivor. Dusky yellow-gold surfaces deepen to green-gold along parts of the margins, and well-defined devices show only trifling rub. A handful of ambiguous color streaks are present in the obverse fields.(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, 2011
    5th-9th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
    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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