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    1838 Quarter Eagle, AU58
    Vibrant Near-Mint Piece

    1838 $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. Breen-6146, Variety 19, R.2. The 1838 quarter eagles feature a slightly modified design with a more attractive layout than earlier issues of the Classic Head type. All were struck by a single die pair. Scattered abrasions and just a hint of rub over the high points are all that keep this from the Uncirculated category. The coin's bright surfaces are mellowed slightly by orange-gold toning that bespeaks originality. Census: 49 in 58, 65 finer (9/17).(Registry values: P1)

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

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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    November, 2017
    2nd-4th Thursday-Saturday
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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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