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    1849-C Quarter Eagle, AU53
    Reflective Survivor of This Low Mintage Issue

    1849-C $2 1/2 AU53 NGC. Variety 1. The mintage of Charlotte quarter eagles in 1849 was far fewer than the half eagles of the same year, 10,220 versus 64,823. Most of the quarter eagles are Choice XF or so. This AU53 example shows some prooflike reflectivity remaining in the fields underneath a light smoke-gray and gold patina. A couple of thin, long scrapes appear on the obverse under a loupe, along with some buildup in the device crevices. The reverse is relatively mark-free. Census: 13 in 53, 41 finer (12/13).(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 7HRT, PCGS# 7753)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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