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    Rare AU 1842-D Quarter Eagle

    1842-D AU 55 NGC. Among the finest known examples of this rare and largely unappreciated Dahlonega quarter eagle, one of just 4,643 pieces produced and with a current population of perhaps only 50 to 60 coins. The surfaces are very well struck throughout and display a slight dimpling on the jaw of Liberty, not uncommon for this elusive issue, known for various planchet imperfections. Much of the original luster is intact and blushes of coppery color are seen here and there over each side. (NGC ID# 25GJ, PCGS# 7725)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    Jul-Aug, 1997
    30th-2nd Wednesday-Saturday
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