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    Popular, Choice AU 1839-O Quarter Eagle

    1839-O $2 1/2 AU55 NGC. High Date, Wide Fraction, Breen-6152, McCloskey-A, R.3. A nice specimen showing excellent detail for the grade. This is a strongly struck coin showing a few minimal. scattered marks overall. Slight counterclockwise die rotation is noted. Popular as the first year of New Orleans Mint quarter eagles, and as the only Classic Head quarter eagle from this mint.(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
    June, 2006
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    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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