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    1838-C Quarter Eagle, XF40
    First Branch Mint Issue

    1838-C $2 1/2 XF40 PCGS. Breen-6147, Variety 20, R.3. A yellow-gold example with an attractive obverse and distributed small marks throughout the reverse field. The only dies for the first branch mint quarter eagle issue. A low mintage of 7,880 pieces makes it a key to the series. The mintmark is on the obverse and is widely repunched south. The reverse displays a vertical crack beneath the wing and a radial crack above the 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


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2015
    7th-12th Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 20
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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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