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    Near-Mint 1838 Two and a Half
    Lower-Mintage Issue

    1838 $2 1/2 AU58 PCGS. Breen-6146, Variety 19, R.2. The only die pair known for this underappreciated issue, which has a low mintage of 47,030 pieces. This is a razor-sharp borderline Uncirculated example with a blush of steel-gray patina near UNITED. Void of any relevant abrasions. Luster brightens the devices and border elements. Population: 16 in 58, 29 finer (9/11).(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 25FY, PCGS# 7696)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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    October, 2011
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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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