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    Well Defined 1840 Quarter Eagle, AU53

    1840 $2 1/2 AU53 NGC. 1840 is the first year of issue for the Liberty Head quarter eagle designed by Christian Gobrecht, and is quite popular among collectors for that reason. Jeff Garrett and Ron Guth (2006) say of this issue: "Surprisingly, these coins were not saved in significant quantity at the time of issue." This AU53 specimen displays bright yellow-gold surfaces that retain luster in the recessed areas. Sharply struck, with a scattering of light marks.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25GA, PCGS# 7717)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    August, 2007
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
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