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    Attractive MS61 1839-C Quarter Eagle

    1839-C $2 1/2 MS61 NGC. Recut Date. Winter 3-C. Extensive die cracks are seen on each side, indicating this is probably the terminal state for this die. The surfaces are bright and satiny with just a hint of semi-reflectiveness in the fields, a result of die striations that can be seen with magnification. Sharply defined in the centers, the peripheral stars are also better defined than usual. Numerous light abrasions are scattered over each side and account for the grade, but the light green-gold color of the coin shows little of the reddish patina so often encountered. Population: 4 in 61, 2 finer (10/02).
    From the Ashland City Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25G4, PCGS# 7699)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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    Auction Info

    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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