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    Popular 1839-O Two and a Half, AU58

    1839-O $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. High Date, Wide Fraction, Breen-6152, McCloskey-A, R.3. Only two New Orleans Mint issues display the O-mintmark on the obverse: 1839-dated Reeded Edge Capped Bust half dollars and quarter eagles. Of course one could make an argument for the 1838-O half dollar, but that would be like including a hole for an 1804 dollar in one's Dansco album for Bust dollars. This orange-gold survivor boasts ample luster and pleasing surface quality. Adding to the interest level is a prominent die break extending from the 6 o'clock reverse rim, through the large 2 in the denomination, across the uppermost olive leaf, and exiting through the I in UNITED to the rim.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25G7, PCGS# 7701)

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2009
    7th-11th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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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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