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    Desirable 1839-D Quarter Eagle AU50

    1839-D $2 1/2 AU50 PCGS. Winter 1-A, First Edition. The more frequently seen of the two varieties, easily attributed by the branch stem over the denomination that was weakened by die lapping. This high grade representative is adequately struck with even reddish patina. A wispy obverse scratch extends from Liberty's eye to the obverse rim at 9 o'clock. One of the most popular D-mint Quarter Eagles primarily because it is the only Classic issue struck at the historic Southern Mint.
    From The New Millennium Collection. (#7700)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25G5, PCGS# 7700)

    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
    November, 2003
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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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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