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    1839-C Two and a Half, AU58
    Scarce Charlotte Type

    1839-C $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. Breen-6149, Winter-3, Variety 24, R.4. The 1839-C has a mintage of only 18,140 pieces and is very scarce. Three die varieties are known. More than half of surviving examples are Variety 22, which shows the mintmark above the space between the 8 and 3. The present coin is the late, lapped die state of Variety 24, which shows diminished detail on the eagle's branch. The well struck wheat-gold surfaces are lightly abraded. A shallow strike-through, as made, is noted on Liberty's cheek.(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
    April, 2015
    22nd-26th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 21
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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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