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    1839-D Classic Head Two and a Half
    Olive-Gold AU55

    1839-D $2 1/2 AU55 NGC. Winter 1-B, Variety 25, R.4. The Dahlonega Mint began striking quarter eagles in 1839, one year before the design change to Christian Gobrecht's Liberty Head. The 1839-D Classic Head issue is a one-year type coin. This Choice AU example displays uniform olive-gold patina and has little wear, although moderate strike weakness is evident in the centers. Census: 22 in 55, 31 finer (5/19).(Registry values: P4)

    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
    July, 2019
    11th-14th Thursday-Sunday
    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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