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    1839-O Quarter Eagle, AU55
    Only O-Mint Classic Two and a Half

    1839-O $2 1/2 AU55 NGC. 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)

    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
    September, 2014
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    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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