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    Scarce 1839-C Quarter Eagle, AU53

    1839-C $2 1/2 AU53 NGC. McCloskey-B, Breen-6149, R.4. The C mintmark is over the left half of the 3 in the date, the lowest arrowhead is joined to the inside of the right serif of the final A of AMERICA, and there is no berry to the stem. This is only the second quarter eagle coined in Charlotte, and one of just two C-Mint pieces to feature the Classic Head design. A nicely struck piece, the surfaces have bright green-gold color with few trivial marks.(Registry values: P5)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25G4, PCGS# 7699)

    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
    January, 2009
    7th-11th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    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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