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    Near-Gem 1847-C Quarter Eagle
    Great 'Southern Gold Type'

    1847-C $2 1/2 MS64 PCGS. Variety 1. The 1847-C, a single-die-pair quarter eagle date with a mintage of 23,226 pieces, is also one of the few Charlotte gold issues to be available at the MS64 level, though "available" is a relative term; just 10 pieces, three at NGC and seven at PCGS, are certified at this level with none finer (9/11). This is a yellow-gold beauty, softly lustrous on the obverse with muting at the left margin but a much brighter reverse. Well-defined and carefully preserved, a coin that is unquestionably suited to reverse-up or mirror-mount display that shows off its "C" mintmark.
    From The Baltimore Collection, Part Two.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25H6, PCGS# 7745)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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