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    1839-C Quarter Eagle, AU Details
    Repunched Date

    1839-C $2 1/2 -- Improperly Cleaned -- NGC Details. AU. Breen-6150, Variety 22, R.4. The 3 in the date is widely repunched south, and the 9 also exhibits recutting. This yellow-gold Charlotte quarter eagle has only incidental wear but is somewhat bright from cleaning. No marks are noticeable, and the strike shows only moderate inexactness. From a meager mintage of 18,140 pieces.
    From the Collection of Donald E. Bently, sold for the benefit of the Bently Foundation.(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
    March, 2014
    20th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
    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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