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    1839/39-C $2 1/2 -- Gouged -- PCGS Genuine. AU Details. Breen-6150, Winter-2, Variety 22, R.4. Struck from shattered dies and heavily die cracked on both the obverse and reverse, this interesting Classic Head Variety 22 example also shows wide recutting of 3 and 9 in the date. A series of post-mint gouges intersect the long die crack that runs above and below the eagle's beak. The coin is sharply defined with pleasing greenish-gold color, and represents a good opportunity to add this scarce two-year Charlotte type to a comprehensive early gold or branch mint set.

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2019
    25th-28th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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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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