Coin Specifications

Category: Classic Head $2.50 (1834-1839)
Mint: Charlotte
Mintage: 18,140
Obverse Designer: William Kneass
Reverse Designer: William Kneass
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.8990
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1208oz
Melt Value: $151.75 (2/27/2017)
Diameter: 18.2mm
Edge: Reeded
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1839 C $2.5 MS obverse 1839 C $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: The 1839-C quarter eagle has a low mintage and is quite scarce. This date enjoys intense demand from collectors assembling sets of gold coins from the Charlotte Mint and has always borne a substantial premium. Two obverse dies were used this year, one with a defective 9 (traditionally called an overdate) and one with a clearly repunched 9. Mint State examples are exceedingly rare, led by a single NGC MS 63 example. Many coins seen have rough surfaces and finding one with original surfaces can be quite challenging.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/9/2016

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1839 C $2.5 MS
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Base $ 600 825 1275 2475 4650 6500 9200 10750 19850 28000 33500 46000 67000 - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 214
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 63


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Grade
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2/24/2001 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2001 February Long Beach Bullet Sale #249, 249/Lot# 597 $6,210.00
10/29/2001 NGC AU 53   Teletrade Auction 1500, 1500/Lot# 1751 $3,059.50
2/5/2006 NGC AU 58   Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 899 $13,800.00
7/30/2008 PCGS VF 35   Heritage Auctions 2008 July-August Baltimore, MD (ANA) US Coin Signature Auction #1114, 1114/Lot# 2810 $3,737.50
7/7/2011 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2011 July Orlando Summer FUN Signature US Coin Auction Session(3), 1157/Lot# 4567 $3,737.50
8/15/2011 NGC AU 55   Stack's Bowers The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction, 115/Lot# 9182 $6,325.00
1/3/2012 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(5), 1166/Lot# 4742 $32,200.00
11/6/2014 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(2), 1211/Lot# 3908 $7,343.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1839 C $2.5 MS
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122813581670221330583769404345505235597571197935863197471223917685254813731547561000
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0000004166481153996388743781148969101861385219905288364243847561000
1839 C $2.5 MS Prooflike
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 6800
Owner: Hornets Nest
 
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