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    1839-O Quarter Eagle, Unc Details
    Only O-Mint Classic Head Issue

    1839-O $2 1/2 -- Obverse Repaired -- NGC Details. Unc. Breen-6152, Variety 27. Always in demand as the only issue of the Classic Head design from the New Orleans Mint, the 1839-O quarter eagle claims a mintage of 17,781 pieces. This well-detailed orange and rose-gold example displays brighter mint luster on the reverse and there is some evidence of smoothing in the left obverse field, possibly to remove some graffiti.
    From the collection of Donald E. Bently, sold for the benefit of the Bently Foundation.

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 89.92% Gold, 10.08% Copper


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    January, 2014
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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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