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    1838-C Two and a Half, AU53
    Scarce C-Mint in AU Grades

    1838-C $2 1/2 AU53 PCGS. CAC. Breen-6147, Variety 20, R.3. While only a moderately scarce C-mint quarter eagle, the importance of the 1838-C derives from its membership in the Classic series, one of only two issues from Charlotte in that highly collectible series. Only 7,880 pieces were produced, and of the survivors most are VF or XF. Probably no more than 50 AU examples are extant. This bright green-gold piece shows slight traces of reddish patina around and within the devices. Sharply struck and problem-free.(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.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2019
    14th-18th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 25
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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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