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    Near-Mint 1839-C Two and a Half
    Scarcer Variety-24 Die Pairing

    1839-C $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. Breen-6149, Variety-24, R.4. On this variety the mintmark is over the 3 in the date, and there is no berry on the reverse. As such, it is a scarcer variety of 1839-C. Close examination with a loupe reveals die striations that have imparted a pronounced semireflectivity to the fields on each side. Numerous small abrasions are scattered over both sides of this bright example, which exhibits just a hint of light reddish patina.(Registry values: P5)

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

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2011
    7th-10th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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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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