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    PCGS 1838 MS 65. Classic quarter eagles have an enduring charm for collectors of U.S. gold. It is a short series from 1834 to 1839, the coins are very scarce in AU and better condition, and the series seems to perennially be undervalued. The 1838 is a scarce date in any condition and it is extremely rare in the upper reaches of mint state. This is a frosty coin with an even layer of reddish patina over both sides. 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 as well as one of the finest examples of this scarce date. Population: 3 in 65, only 1 finer.

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

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    February, 1994
    3rd-5th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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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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