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    Near-Mint 1839-C Two and a Half
    Strongly Repunched Date

    1839-C $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. Breen-6150, Variety 22, R.4. The 3 in the date is widely repunched south. An early die state without the lengthy obverse cracks seen on most examples. Three die varieties are known despite a mintage of only 18,140 pieces. Well struck and moderately prooflike with a few minor field marks and bright honey-gold surfaces. The right-side obverse rim is raised but the edge is normal.
    From The Fairfax Collection.(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, 2013
    24th-28th Wednesday-Sunday
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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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