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    High Grade 1839-D Quarter Eagle

    1839-D $2 1/2 AU55 NGC. Winter 1-A, McCloskey-A, R.3. The NGC insert identifies this issue as an 1839/8, which only adds to the uncertainty over whether the final digit of the date is recut over a 9 or an 8. This reddish-golden example is reasonably well struck and has several distinct field marks on each side. A horizontal depression on the eagle's shield is likely the result of foreign matter on the dies.

    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.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2003
    18th-20th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    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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