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    1839-O Quarter Eagle, XF45
    Scarce Classic Head Issue

    1839-O $2 1/2 XF45 PCGS. Breen-6152, Variety 27, R.3. High Date, Wide Fraction. This is a sharply struck, lightly circulated example of the only Classic Head quarter eagle from the New Orleans Mint. Orange-gold luster paints each side, save for tinges of coppery color near the reverse periphery. There are no significant abrasions. The 1839-O is generally plentiful in this grade, but demand from type collectors keeps many pieces off the market. Housed in an old green label holder.
    From The Ohio Valley Collection.(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
    September, 2016
    7th-11th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
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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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