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    1839-O Two and a Half, AU50
    Low-Mintage Southern Gold Issue

    1839-O $2 1/2 AU50 PCGS. Breen-6153, Variety 28, R.4. Four lengthy die cracks on the reverse are characteristic of Variety 28, also known as the Close Fraction variant. The 1839-O is the sole New Orleans issue of the series, and has a mintage of just 17,781 pieces. This medal-turn example has bold definition and noticeable luster. The pale butter-gold surfaces show a few hair-thin lines on the left obverse.(Registry values: P3)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25G7, PCGS# 7701)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2019
    25th-28th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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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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