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    Lustrous AU58 1839-C Quarter Eagle, Variety 22
    Boldly Cracked Late Reverse Die State

    1839-C $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. Breen-6150, Variety-22, R.4. Intense mint luster remains on each side of this near-Mint State 1839-C quarter eagle, one that shows excellent eye appeal. The yellow-gold surfaces deepen to amber near the obverse stars, and the few ticks and scrapes visible are not overly distracting. A small planchet void at star 13 appears to be as struck. The late-state reverse shows two bold die cracks, one paralleling the eagle's left (facing) wing, the second running from the left shield point upward into the field. Census: 61 in 58, 17 finer (12/12).
    From The Flagg Family Collection.(Registry values: P5) (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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