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    Choice XF 1839-C Quarter Eagle, Recut 39

    1839-C $2 1/2 XF45 ANACS. Recut 39. Variety 3-C, McCloskey-C, R.3. The recut 39 was created by a low 3 and slightly low 9 being corrected, with the result being clearly discernible. The present coin is a later die state, with a vertical crack extending from below the 3 in the date up through the neck then through the T in LIBERTY to star 9, another from star 2 through the chin, and two more cracks in the upper left (facing) reverse quadrant. Deep apricot-gold patina is imbued with blue and orange accents, and just a few inoffensive marks are noted on each side.
    From The Carolina Gold Collection, Part Two.(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.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2006
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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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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