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    Choice AU 1838-C Quarter Eagle

    1838-C AU 55. Well defined with considerable luster adhering and no egregious imperfections. This issue has a small mintage of only 7,880 pieces, the lowest mintage by far of the Classic Head quarter eagle series. It is estimated that no more than 80-90 pieces survive, and only a small percentage of the surviving specimens are in AU and better condition. This is the first of the Charlotte Mint quarter eagles and it is conditionally rare in grades of AU and better. The fortunate buyer of this coin will be acquiring a piece of unquestioned rarity and popularity.

    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
    August, 1999
    11th-13th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    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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