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    1839-O $2 1/2 XF40 ICG. Breen-6153, McCloskey-B, R.4. The close fraction variety with both the numerator and denominator touching the fraction bar. Honey-gold centers are framed by a narrow band of reddish-brown coloration at the rim areas. A medallic die alignment is noted, as is often the case with this issue. Minimally abraded, though a few minute marks in the left (facing) obverse field are mentioned for accuracy.(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
    March, 2006
    2nd-3rd Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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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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