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    Near-Mint 1849-C Quarter Eagle
    Elusive, Underrated Issue

    1849-C $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. CAC. Variety 1. The 1849-C quarter eagle is an underrated issue, from a mintage of 10,220 pieces. Possibly 125-150 examples are still extant, and high-grade specimens are especially elusive. This pleasing near-Mint piece features sharp peripheral details, but the central devices show the customary softness on the eagle's leg and Liberty's hair. The strong, satiny mint luster verges on prooflike in some places. Census: 16 in 58, 9 finer (8/11).
    From The Baltimore Collection, Part Two.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 7HRT, PCGS# 7753)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    October, 2011
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