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    Mint State 1839-C Quarter Eagle

    1839-C $2 1/2 MS61 NGC. Recut Date. Winter 2-B. While the more frequently encountered of the two Charlotte Quarter Eagles, the 1839-C is scarce in strict mint condition with only five pieces believed extant in Mint State. Reasonably well struck, especially in the centers, the green-gold surfaces are somewhat choppy from abrasions (which explain the grade) and there is just the slightest accent of reddish patina on each side.
    From the Ashland City Collection.

    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.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2003
    8th-11th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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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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