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    1839 Classic Head Quarter Eagle, AU53
    Low-Mintage Philadelphia Issue

    1839 $2 1/2 AU53 PCGS. Breen-6148, Variety 21, R.3. Only 27,021 quarter eagles were struck at the Philadelphia Mint in 1839, the final year of the Classic Head design. This impressive AU53 example shows only light wear on the coronet and the hair above the ear, and the light orange-gold surfaces exhibit the expected number of minor abrasions for the grade. Population: 11 in 53, 40 finer (12/19).(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 Dates
    February, 2020
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 17
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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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