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    Lustrous MS63 1839-O Quarter Eagle

    1839-O $2 1/2 MS63 PCGS. High Date, Wide Fraction, Breen-6152, McCloskey-A, R.3. late Die State. The date is high, with the 9 higher than the 3 and nearly touching the curl. Both the numerator and denominator are slightly away from the diagonal fraction bar. This example is clearly from an extremely late state of the reverse die, and softly struck on the lower right side, apparently from die misalignment. The arrowheads are faint, the arrow shafts are incomplete, more than the usual detail is missing from the leaf clusters, the fraction and AMERICA are faint, and a bolder-than-normal die crack extends from the top of the 2 through the lowest claw tip, the leftmost leaf pair, the I of UNITED and to the rim. Bold luster radiates from the pretty, green-gold surfaces, and the right-side obverse stars are also weaker than the left-side stars. A popular type coin. Population: 7 in 63, 5 finer (7/06).(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 Dates
    August, 2006
    13th-14th Sunday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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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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