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    1839-O Quarter Eagle, AU53
    Close Fraction, Medal Turn

    1839-O $2 1/2 AU53 NGC. Breen-6153, Variety 28, R.4. This medal-turn olive-gold example is minimally abraded save for a cluster of small marks beneath the beak. The prominent die cracks from the eagle's head and the upper arrowhead are usual for Variety 28. The sole New Orleans Classic issue, and a scarce entry in a type set of the Southern facility.(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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    August, 2014
    5th-9th Tuesday-Saturday
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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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