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    Sharply Detailed 1838-C Quarter Eagle

    1838-C $2 1/2 --Genuine--NCS. MS60 Details, Cleaned. Variety 1-A. This is the only die pairing used for the coinage of 1838-C quarter eagles. The reverse die carried over for use in 1839, the only other issue of the Classic Head design from Charlotte. Struck nearly 170 years ago, this and the half eagle were the first gold coinage issues of the Charlotte Mint. Both sides are sharply detailed with bright yellow-gold surfaces resulting from light cleaning, although traces of original luster remain.(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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    Auction Dates
    March, 2007
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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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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