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    1839 AU 58 PCGS. (Actually all 1839-P quarter eagles are overdates, but the insert from PCGS makes no mention of this). A very scarce and underrated issue in the Classic series, the '39/8-P is almost as difficult to locate as the 1838-C and the 1839/8-D. It is usually only seen in lower grades and Choice AU pieces are infrequently seen. This piece is generally well struck with strong central details. There are a couple of smaller abrasions seen on both sides. The fields are mostly bright with a lemon-yellow patina that is most attractive.

    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.

    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 1995
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 177
    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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