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Quarter Eagles 1839 - 1859 Liberty Head 1840-1859
Diameter: 18 millimeters
Weight: 64.5 grains Fineness: .900
Edge: Reeded Designer: Christian Gobrecht

1844-D
Mintage: 17,332

The 1844-D is a common quarter eagle within the Dahlonega series. Most specimens are weakly struck on both obverse and reverse. A few coins exist that are strong struck and they command higher premiums. The surfaces are usually below average because of clashmarks and abrasions on both obverse and reverse. The 1844-D usually has thick, frosty luster. Original, uncleaned quarter eagles of this date have coloration ranging from bright yellow-gold to coppery orange-gold. Two die varieties are known. Less than 175 survive with less than 9% known in Mint State.

PCGS MS 62 FINEST KNOWN (TIED)


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