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    Unc Details 1838-C Quarter Eagle

    1838-C $2 1/2 --Improperly Cleaned--NCS. Unc Details. Breen-6147, Variety 1-A, R.3. Heavy repunching shows on all known examples of the issue, from a mintmark punch that was first entered too low. The fields are lightly hairlined, but the strike is bold and, despite the NCS caveat, the piece retains much appeal. A die crack at 10 o'clock on the reverse rim runs over the eagle's left (facing) wing.(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
    September, 2007
    27th-28th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 211

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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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