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    Outstanding Uncirculated 1838 Classic Quarter Eagle

    1838 $2 1/2 MS61 NGC. Classic Quarter Eagles have an enduring charm for collectors of U.S. gold. It is a short series from 1834 to 1839 and the coins are legitimately scarce in AU and better condition. The 1838 is a low mintage date that is quite elusive in Mint State grades. This is a frosty coin with a bright golden appearance over both sides, and several field marks over the eagle on the reverse. The strike is full on the hair curls of Liberty and there is very little loss of detail on the reverse. An outstanding type coin.(#7696) (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
    November, 2004
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
    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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