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    1839-O Quarter Eagle, AU55
    First New Orleans Gold Issue

    1839-O $2 1/2 AU55 PCGS. Breen-6152, Variety 27, R.3. High Date, Wide Fraction. This is the only New Orleans issue in the Classic Head quarter eagle series, and the first gold product from the Louisiana facility. The obverse mintmark placement heightens the desirability and appeal of this sought-after issue, which claims a mintage of 17,781 coins. Hints of mint luster emanate from the device recesses. Yellow-gold surfaces display scattered marks, as well as clashing and lapping on each side. Detail is generally strong.(Registry values: P3)

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

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2019
    5th-8th 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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