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    1839-D $2 1/2 Genuine PCGS. Variety 1-A, McCloskey-A, R.3. The PCGS number ending in .82 suggests Filed Rims as the reason, or perhaps one of the reasons, that PCGS deemed this coin not gradable. In our opinion, this coin has the details of a VF specimen with filed rims that has been cleaned. This low mintage Dahlonega Classic quarter eagle is unduly bright from polishing, has a wandering faint pinscratch near the right side of the portrait, and displays light file marks where the encapsulation allows viewing, most notably at 10 o'clock on the obverse.(Registry values: P4, N4)

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

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2010
    25th-28th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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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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