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    Choice AU 1839-O Two and a Half
    Only New Orleans Classic Issue

    1839-O $2 1/2 AU55 NGC. Breen-6152, Variety 27, R.3. The High Date, Wide Fraction variety. The 1839-O is the sole New Orleans issue of the Classic quarter eagle series, and type demand is substantial from Southern gold collectors. The present piece is crisply struck and exhibits unabraded straw-gold surfaces. We note only a pair of small obverse rim nicks near 12 o'clock.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25G7, PCGS# 7701)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2012
    3rd-8th Tuesday-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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