Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Description

    Appealing 1838-C Quarter Eagle, AU53
    Classic Head, Obverse Mintmark Subtype

    1838-C $2 1/2 AU53 NGC. Breen-6147, Winter-1, Variety 20, R.3. Only one die marriage was used to create the smallish production of 7,880 examples of this first-year C-mint issue. The 1838-C is a popular subtype of the Obverse Mintmark style, and its boldly repunched mintmark lends added appeal. This AU53 piece has a few moderate surface pecks consistent with a short time in circulation. Much appeal remains on the antique-gold surfaces, however, and there are no overt marks save a couple of scattered scrapes on the reverse, away from the focal areas. Census: 5 in 53, 50 finer (6/10).(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25FZ, PCGS# 7697)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Coins & Currency (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  | NGC Coin Grading Guarantee  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2010
    8th-11th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 688

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    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.

    Download the guide

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2017 November 1 - 3 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Any time I had a question, concern or needed information, he responded immediately. I found Jason very helpful and easy to work with. He is a credit to your organization.
    James Paul Klein,
    Staunton, VA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 July 6 - 9 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN
    2017 July 6 - 9 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN
    REALIZED $5,919,044
    2017 June 22 - 23 HKINF World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong
    2017 June 22 - 23 HKINF World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong
    REALIZED $2,930,779
    2017 June 21 - 23 HKINF World Currency Signature Auction - Hong Kong
    2017 June 21 - 23 HKINF World Currency Signature Auction - Hong Kong
    REALIZED $1,149,869