1839 $2.50 (Regular Strike)

Series: Classic Head $2 1/2 1834-1839

PCGS MS62

PCGS MS62

PCGS MS61

PCGS MS61

PCGS MS61

PCGS MS61

PCGS #:
7698
Designer:
William Kneass
Edge:
Reeded
Diameter:
18.20 millimeters
Weight:
4.18 grams
Mintage:
27,021
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Major Varieties

Die Varieties

Current Auctions - PCGS Graded
Current Auctions - NGC Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - PCGS Graded
For Sale Now at Collectors Corner - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates Learn More

Grades Survival
Estimate
Numismatic
Rarity
Relative Rarity
By Type
Relative Rarity
By Series
All Grades 115 R-7.8 1 / 11 1 / 11
60 or Better 7 R-9.6 2 / 11 TIE 2 / 11 TIE
65 or Better 0 R-10.1 1 / 11 1 / 11
Survival Estimate
All Grades 115
60 or Better 7
65 or Better
Numismatic Rarity
All Grades R-7.8
60 or Better R-9.6
65 or Better R-10.1
Relative Rarity By Type All Specs in this Type
All Grades 1 / 11
60 or Better 2 / 11 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 11
Relative Rarity By Series All Specs in this Series
All Grades 1 / 11
60 or Better 2 / 11 TIE
65 or Better 1 / 11

Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 MS62 PCGS grade
1 MS62 estimated grade
1 MS62 estimated grade
4 MS61 PCGS grade
4 MS61 PCGS grade
4 MS61 PCGS grade
7 MS61 PCGS grade
7 AU58 PCGS grade
7 AU58 PCGS grade
7 AU58 PCGS grade
#1 MS62 PCGS grade
#1 MS62 estimated grade
#1 MS62 estimated grade
#4 MS61 PCGS grade
#4 MS61 PCGS grade
#4 MS61 PCGS grade
#7 MS61 PCGS grade
#7 AU58 PCGS grade
#7 AU58 PCGS grade
#7 AU58 PCGS grade
David Akers (1975/88): This is certainly one of the most underrated quarter eagles of this type. The auction records clearly indicate that the 1839 is nearly as rare as the lower mintage 1838-C or 1839-D. Stricly uncirculated specimens are extremely rare.