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    1839-D Quarter Eagle, Choice AU
    Important Dahlonega Type

    1839-D $2 1/2 AU55 PCGS. CAC. Winter 1-A, Variety 26, R.3. The fact that 1839-D the quarter eagle is the first issue of this denomination struck at the Dahlonega branch mint, the only Classic Head D-mint quarter eagle, and the only Georgia two and a half dollar with an obverse mintmark contributes significantly to its popularity with collectors. However, there are only 200 to 250 pieces to go around. Doug Winter adds: "Properly graded About Uncirculated-55 to About Uncirculated-58 pieces are rare and this date is very rare in Uncirculated." The centers are impressively strong on this orange-gold Choice AU representative. A pinscratch that extends upward from Liberty's chin into the field is the only singular mark.
    From The Ellijay Georgia Collection. (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.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2020
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 24
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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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