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    Popular 1838-C Quarter Eagle, AU50

    1838-C $2 1/2 AU50 PCGS. Variety 1-A, the only known die pairing. Dramatic repunching is seen on the mintmark, being first placed too low and touching the 3 of the date. The 1838-C is not only a scarce issue from an impressively low mintage of 7,880 pieces, but is also very popular as the premier Quarter Eagle from the Charlotte mint. This example displays average or better sharpness, with yellow-gold surfaces that are highlighted by blushes of copper-orange patina.
    From The Carolina Gold Collection.(Registry values: P3)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# E2MP, PCGS# 7697)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2006
    4th-7th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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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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