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    AU53 1839-O Two and a Half
    Substantial Luster, Unmarked Surfaces

    1839-O $2 1/2 AU53 NGC. High Date, Wide Fraction, Breen-6152, Variety-27, R.3. The 1839-O is the first quarter eagle New Orleans issue, and is also the only O-mint issue of the Classic two and a half series. Despite these attributes and a low mintage of 17,781 pieces, examples are collectible. The present coin is pleasing for its ample peripheral luster and undisturbed pale peach surfaces. The obverse is well struck while the lower reverse shows selected softness.(Registry values: P3)

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

    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
    July, 2012
    12th-15th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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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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