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    Near-Mint 1839 Quarter Eagle

    1839 $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. Breen-6148, Variety-21, R.3. Only a single die pair is known for the 1839. Designated as an overdate on the NGC insert, but according to the 2013 Guide Book, "so-called 9 over 8 varieties for the P, C, and D mints are made from defective punches." The present yellow-gold near-Mint quarter eagle is refreshingly unmarked with only a single small depression near star 9 worthy of mention. The strike is consistent and luster brightens the legends and motifs.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25G3, PCGS# 7698)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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    May-Jun, 2012
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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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