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    1839-O Quarter Eagle, AU55
    Popular Obverse Mintmark

    1839-O $2 1/2 AU55 PCGS. Variety 27. High Date, Wide Fraction. The more available of two 1839-O quarter eagle die pairs, though still scarce in an absolute sense and in high demand for its obverse New Orleans mintmark. This Choice AU example retains considerable luster in its radiant yellow-gold fields. Interior detail is solid, though the stars around the portrait are flat and the reverse shows late-state die weakness.(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
    Feb-Mar, 2015
    26th-1st Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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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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