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    1849-D Quarter Eagle, AU50
    Low-Mintage Issue

    1849-D $2 1/2 AU50 NGC. Variety 11-N. High Date, the commoner of the two varieties. Only 10,945 examples were struck of the 1849-D, and the date is usually seen in Very Fine to Extremely Fine. About Uncirculated specimens are scarce and Mint State pieces are extremely rare. The yellow-gold surfaces of this AU50 example reveal the usually seen softness in Liberty's hair around the temple and eye and on the eagle's neck and leg feathers. The few light marks are within the confines of a briefly circulated coin.
    From the Collection of Donald E. Bently, sold for the benefit of the Bently Foundation.(Registry values: P2)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25HF, PCGS# 7754)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2014
    20th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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