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    1846-C Quarter Eagle, MS61
    Elusive, Low-Mintage Issue

    1846-C $2 1/2 MS61 PCGS. Variety 1. The Charlotte Mint was severely damaged by fire on July 27, 1844 and only reopened in October of 1846. A modest mintage of 4,808 Liberty quarter eagles was accomplished before the end of the year, one of the smallest production totals of the series. Accordingly, the 1846-C is an elusive issue in all grades today and Mint State examples are rare.

    This well-detailed Mint State specimen exhibits just a touch of the usual softness on the central reverse and the lustrous orange-gold surfaces show the expected number of minor contact marks for the grade. Housed in a green label holder. Population: 2 in 61, 4 finer (4/18).(Registry values: P2)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25H2, PCGS# 7741)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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