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    1839-C Quarter Eagle, AU50
    Attractive Problem-Free Example

    1839-C $2 1/2 AU50 PCGS. HM-1, High R.3. This is the second of two Charlotte Mint issues in the Classic Head quarter eagle series, both of which feature the popular obverse mintmark placement. This is by far the more collectible of the two (18,140 coins minted). However, it remains scarce in the absolute sense with 300 to 400 piece extant, many of which are impaired. Each side showcases deep orange-gold color and occasional greenish accents. The coin is well-detailed for an early Charlotte product despite a touch of friction. Housed in a green label holder.(Registry values: P5)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25G4, PCGS# 7699)

    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
    April, 2020
    23rd-26th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 16
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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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