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    Description

    1839 $2 1/2 AU50 NGC. Breen-6148, R.3. A scarce and perhaps underappreciated issue that is known from only a single die pairing. Rich orange-gold patina embraces the relatively unabraded surfaces. Well struck for the type. Population: 3 in 50, 23 finer (11/02).
    From the Col. Carmine Penta Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# E2MR, PCGS# 7698)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    Feb-Mar, 2003
    27th-1st Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    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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