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    1838-C VF 35 PCGS. A scarce New Orleans issue and popular as the first branch mint issue of the denomination, and as the lowest mintage issue (7,880 pieces) of the Classic Head type. The mintmark located prominently on the obverse adds a certain charm as well. Double-punched mintmark, as always, and showing a planchet depression on the cheek, common to the '38-C, a few shallow scrapes are noted in the left obverse field, along with localized weakness on the eagle's neck.

    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
    August, 1995
    16th-19th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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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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