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    1839 Two and a Half, AU50
    Low Mintage Philly Issue

    1839 $2 1/2 AU50 PCGS. Breen-6148, Variety 21, R.3. Only a single die pair is known for the final-year Philadelphia Classic quarter eagle. The mintage of 27,021 pieces is lowest of the series, excluding branch issues. This well-struck representative exhibits plentiful pockets of radiant luster. The tan-gold fields are free from detrimental abrasions. Housed in an old green label holder.(Registry values: P3)

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

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2019
    25th-28th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
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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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