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    1839-C AU 53 NGC. Overdate. While of approximately the same rarity as the repunched date, the overdate usually commands a small premium. What appears to be an area of planchet flaking on the cheek of Liberty is actually a die defect left over from 1838. Like the repunched date, this piece also is well defined in the centers and shows a bright-golden appearance. Very scarce above XF, in AU this issue rates as a mid R.7 with an estimated 8-9 pieces known. Lightly marked in the fields and on the devices with no mentionable abrasions.

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

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 1995
    4th Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
    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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