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    Lower Condition Census 1839-D Quarter Eagle, MS61

    1839-D $2 1/2 MS61 NGC. Variety 1-B. (per Doug Winter's second edition and revised attribution system). This is the scarcer of the two varieties of the year with approximately 5,500 pieces struck. Some 150-175 examples are believed known today of both varieties and in all grades with only 7-9 Mint State pieces extant. This piece is tied for fifth finest known with several other pieces on the current Condition Census. Just a bit softly struck, the reddish tinted surfaces show good luster characteristics and there are numerous small but individually insignificant abrasions scattered over each side, as one would expect from the grade.(#7700) (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
    January, 2004
    29th-30th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
    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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