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    1838-C Classic Quarter Eagle, Fine 15

    1838-C $2 1/2 Fine 15 PCGS. Breen-6147, Variety 20, R.3. The mintmark is widely repunched south. This is the only die marriage of the date, and just 7,880 pieces were struck. This bright survivor shows deep reddish patina around the margins, and has a surprisingly sharp obverse, while the eagle's wings are nearly worn smooth.
    From The Poulos Family Collection, Part II. (Registry values: P3)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# E2MP, PCGS# 7697)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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    September, 2019
    5th-8th Thursday-Sunday
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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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