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    Desirable AU Sharpness 1839-D Quarter Eagle

    1839-D $2 1/2 --Cleaned--ANACS. AU50 Details. Variety 1-B, McCloskey-B, R.4. Coined from the stronger reverse die, which shows a full stem to the left of the D in the denomination. A lightly worn and luminous example of this important issue, the only one that combines the desirable Classic Head design and the Dahlonega mintmark. As a result, the 1839-D quarter eagle has experienced constant demand since collectors began paying attention to mintmarks. This softly struck yellow-orange representative has minor wear on the highpoints and muted luster. Light hairlines and a hint of gloss are noted on each side. Overall, a pleasing and desirable representative of this historic issue.(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
    May, 2007
    9th-12th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    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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