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    1838-C Classic Head Quarter Eagle, AU55
    Variety 20

    1838-C $2 1/2 AU55 NGC. Breen-6147, Variety 20, R.3. Only one die marriage is known for the 1838-C quarter eagles, used to coin 7,880 examples. Most have been lost or damaged throughout the years, and survivors are rare in all grades. The average certified grade of this issue is just 50. This exceptional Choice AU specimen has nearly full luster with a trace of wear on the high points. Light greenish-gold surfaces have only a few scattered marks.(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, 2012
    2nd-5th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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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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