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    1839 Two and a Half, AU58
    Scarce Philadelphia Issue

    1839 $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. Breen-6148, Variety 21, R.3. Just a single die marriage is known from the low mintage of 27,021 pieces. A nicely struck wheat-gold near-Mint representative from the final year of the Classic type. The luminous surfaces are lightly abraded overall, though we note a few wispy marks beneath star 9 and a thin line above the eagle's neck.(Registry values: P3)

    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.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2014
    21st-23rd Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    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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