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    Popular Obverse Mintmark Quarter Eagle, 1839-C, AU58

    1839-C $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. McCloskey-B, Breen-6149, R.4. The popular Obverse Mintmark subtype, here with the C mintmark over the left half of the 3 in the date rather than between the 83, as on the McCloskey-C, Breen-6150 variant with the repunched date. The appealing surfaces are orange-gold deepening to golden-brown in some of the protected areas around the peripheral devices. A single mark near star 3, before Liberty's nose, is the only mentionable abrasion. Much luster is present, and the eye appeal is considerable on this lovely piece, which is just a hair's breadth away from Mint State.(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
    January, 2008
    9th-12th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
    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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