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    1838-C Quarter Eagle, AU55
    First Year of Charlotte Coinage

    1838-C $2 1/2 AU55 PCGS. Variety 20, R.3. The only known die pair for the 1838-dated Charlotte quarter eagles, used to coin a total of 7,880 pieces. This piece represents the first year of U.S. Mint operations at Charlotte, North Carolina, and the first of just two Classic Head quarter eagles struck at that facility. This sharply struck green-gold example has trivial marks on each side that are consistent with the grade. The C-mintmark on the obverse is doubled.(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
    November, 2017
    2nd-4th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
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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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