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    Choice AU 1839 Quarter Eagle

    1839 $2 1/2 AU55 NGC. Breen-6148, R.3. Recut 9 or 39/8, depending on one's point of view. A scarce and underrated issue in the Classic series, every bit as difficult to locate as the higher priced C- and D-mints of this type, and usually only seen in lower grades. Minimally worn, the yellow-gold surfaces still show ample signs of luster in the protected areas. A curving mark is mentioned in the left obverse field near Liberty's nose.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25G3, PCGS# 7698)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2006
    13th-16th Wednesday-Saturday
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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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