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    Desirable 1839-D Quarter Eagle

    1839-D $2 1/2 PCGS Genuine. Variety 1-A, McCloskey-A, R.3. The branch stem is weakly defined and extends to the upright of the D in the denomination. The PCGS number ending in .98 suggests Damage as the reason, or perhaps one of the reasons, that PCGS deemed this coin not gradable. In our opinion, the coin has the details of an AU specimen (and is possibly whizzed). This bright yellow piece is well defined save for a touch of softness on a couple of stars and the eagle's wings. A number of tiny abrasions are seen in the fields, but none merit individual mention. The 1839-D is popular as the only Classic Head quarter eagle struck at the Dahlonega Mint.(Registry values: P4, N4) (NGC ID# 4UKS, PCGS# 7700)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2009
    9th-13th Wednesday-Sunday
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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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