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    About Uncirculated 1838-C Quarter Eagle

    1838-C $2 1/2 AU 55 Cleaned. This is a relatively attractive, if somewhat subdued representative of this first-year C-mint quarter eagle. There are, however, no unduly bothersome abrasions and the light wear has not resulted in excessive loss of detail. One of only two quarter eagles to display the C mintmark on the obverse, the low mintage (7,880 pieces) 1838-C is also a conditionally scarce issue that is difficult to locate above the XF level.

    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, 2000
    6th-7th Sunday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    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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