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    Popular 1839-C Quarter Eagle, Choice AU Condition

    1839-C $2 1/2 AU55 PCGS. Recut 39. Variety 3-C, McCloskey-C, R.3. Only 165-175 1839-C quarter eagles are believed extant today out of an original mintage of 18,140 pieces. Approximately 33-36 pieces are known in AU condition, and these pieces are very popular with collectors because of the Classic design and obverse mintmark. The devices on this piece are a bit softly defined but there are surprisingly few abrasions on either side, the only ones that bear individual mention being a pair of parallel marks in front of Liberty's foremost hair curl. (#7699) (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, 2004
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
    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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