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    1839-C Classic Head Quarter Eagle, AU58
    Variety 24, Scarcer Die Pair

    1839-C $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. Breen-6149, Variety 24, R.4. The obverse die is shared with Variety-23 (recut date) but the reverse is unique to this die marriage. Of the two Classic Head quarter eagles struck at the Charlotte Mint, the 1839-C is more readily available (18,140 coins minted), although in higher grades it becomes more elusive than the 1838-C issue. Winter (2008) suggests that 70 to 100 examples are known in About Uncirculated condition. This is a lightly abraded green-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. Census: 65 in 58 (1 in 58 ), 16 finer (7/14).(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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    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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