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    Condition Rarity 1839 Quarter Eagle, AU58

    1839 $2 1/2 AU58 PCGS. The 1839 quarter eagle is much rarer than perceived (Jeff Garrett and Ron Guth, 2006), as can be seen from the relatively small number of high-end AU and Mint State pieces certified by PCGS and NGC (about 30 specimens). The rich apricot-gold surfaces of this AU58 example displays partially prooflike fields, and has benefited from a sharp strike. A handful of minuscule reverse marks are not bothersome. Population: 5 in 58, 3 finer (11/07).
    From The Leo Beranek Collection of Early Federal Coinage.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25G2, PCGS# 7698)


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    January, 2008
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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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