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    Well Struck 1839-O Quarter Eagle, MS62 PCGS

    1839-O $2 1/2 MS62 PCGS. Low Date, Close Fraction, Breen-6153, McCloskey-B, R.4. Stars two through four are widely repunched, and the reverse has numerous spindly die cracks, as made. A well struck and attractive example of this initial New Orleans Quarter Eagle. The U in UNITED is entered at an odd angle to avoid contact with an olive leaf. A small contact mark is noted below the second T in STATES, but the surfaces are clean for the assigned grade. Struck with medal turn. A historic issue that is rarely encountered in Mint State. Population: 5 in 62, 11 finer (9/03).(#7701)

    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
    November, 2003
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
    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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