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    1839-C Quarter Eagle, Near-Mint
    Noticeable Mint Luster

    1839-C $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. Breen-6149, Variety-24, R.4. The obverse die is shared with Variety-23 but the reverse is unique to the present marriage. A lightly abraded wheat-gold slider that shows ample luster across the motifs and margins. Well struck except on the stars. The shallow strike-through on the cheek is as made and often seen on this scarce Charlotte die variety.(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
    December, 2013
    5th-8th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    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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