SS New York Shipwreck: 1839-O 2 1/2 NGC MS62

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SS New York Shipwreck: 1839-O 2 1/2 NGC MS62

DLRC #: 1712529 // PCGS #: 7701

An important recovery from the wreck of the S.S. New York, this piece displays beautiful, frosty surfaces and gorgeous overall eye appeal. The first year of production of quarter eagles in New Orleans, this piece is fascinatingly rotated 180 degrees.

  • Category Gold Coinage
  • Series $2.50 Early Gold (1796-1839)
  • Type Classic head
  • Years for Type 1834-1839
  • Strike Business
  • Denomination Gold quarter eagle
  • Mint Location New Orleans
  • Designer William Kneass
  • Composition 90% gold; 10% silver & copper
  • Weight 4.18g
  • Edge Type Reeded
  • Mintage 17,781
Title Price Realized Date Sold
1839-O $2 1/2 NGC AU55 $4,603.00 08/15/2016
1839-O $2 1/2 NGC AU55 $5,150.00 04/18/2016
1839-O $2 1/2 PCGS AU50 $3,850.00 07/24/2017
1839-O $2 1/2 ANACS AU Details (Cleaned) $745.00 10/03/2016
1839-O $2 1/2 NGC XF45 $1,200.00 02/06/2006