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

1839-O $2 1/2 AU55 PCGS. Breen-6152, Variety 27, R.3. The High Date, Wide Fraction variety, one of two known for this low mintage (17,781 pieces) production. The sole Classic New Orleans issue, since that facility did not strike half eagles until 1840. The present example is crisply struck and displays ample orange luster at the borders. Neither side has any relevant abrasions.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25G7, PCGS# 7701)

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Auction Dates
September, 2012
6th-9th Thursday-Sunday
Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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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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