1839/39-C $2.5 Classic Quarter Eagle VP-001 AU55 NGC
Prominent Repunched Date
1839/39-C $2 1/2 AU55 NGC. Breen-6150, Winter-2, Variety 22, R.4. The pleasing wheat-gold and aquamarine surfaces lack detrimental marks. The portrait displays a trio of small strike-throughs, as made. Nicely struck and desirable. The 3 in the date is widely repunched south. The 9 is repunched west. NGC assigns an in-house designation as VP-001. The reverse exhibits lengthy cracks through the beak and above the left (facing) wing. Two die marriages are known for the issue, despite a low mintage of 18,140 pieces. The second and final Charlotte Classic quarter eagle issue.