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    1839-C Quarter Eagle, XF40
    Shattered Dies, Classic Head Type Coin

    1839-C $2 1/2 XF40 PCGS. Breen-6150, Winter-2, Variety 22, R.4. The 1839-C is a popular Charlotte type coin, being the more plentiful of the two Classic Head issues from this mint. About 300-400 coins are known in all grades. This piece is lightly circulated with yellow-gold surfaces that retain bits of luster in the fields. Both dies are shattered, showing heavy die cracks on each side. Housed in a green label holder.
    From The Ohio Valley Collection.(Registry values: P5)

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

    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: 23
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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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