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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

1848-D
Mintage: 13,771

The perfect Dahlonega quarter eagle for a type set. Many 1848-D quarter eagles have above average surfaces, a strong strike, and luster that is very frosty and attractive. Coloration ranges from orange-gold to coppery-gold to bright yellow-gold on orginal, uncleaned specimens. All these qualities help give this date great eye appeal. There are two known die varieties. Roughly 165 specimens exist with less than 8% being known in Mint State.

PCGS MS 63 TIED FINEST KNOWN


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