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    1839-D Classic Head Quarter Eagle, Choice Extremely Fine

    1839-D $2 1/2 XF 45. The only Classic Head quarter eagle struck at the Dahlonega Mint, the '39-D is also the first issue of this denomination to flow from the presses of the Georgia facility. Although most often encountered in VF or XF levels of preservation, few survivors of this low mintage issue are as smooth as the present example. Save for a small nick on the upper obverse rim, both sides are free of mentionable distractions. The eagle's feathers are poorly defined, but the balance of the features display pleasing delineation for the grade. Orange-gold color rounds out the appearance of this popular D-mint example.

    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
    November, 1999
    18th-20th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    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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