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    Choice About Uncirculated 1838-C Quarter Eagle

    1838-C $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. This is the first year of issue from the new Charlotte Mint. A total of 7,880 were struck and any survivors are eagerly sought out by collectors. The strike is sharp on Liberty's curls and they show just a bit of wear on the high points. Similar on the eagle, which is bold and complete, and shows no deficiencies. Starting to tone with a hint of coppery-gold near the rims, and very pleasing to the eye. Identifiable by a nick in the hair above the E in LIBERTY. The combined NGC and PCGS population reports show 22 coins graded this high with 18 pieces graded finer of this date.
    From The Gene Holland Collection of United States Coins, Part Two.(#7697) (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, 2005
    12th-15th 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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