||1843-D $2 1/2 Small D -- Improperly Cleaned -- NGC Details. AU. Variety 4-F. Ex: "Col." E.H.R. Green. The 1843 is both the highest-mintage and most available issue among Dahlonega quarter eagles, with a production total of 36,209 coins. The date is also recognized for its strong strike, ensuring its status as an ideal type representative. This About Uncirculated example features typically bold design detail with minor high-point friction. Partial luster emanates from the recesses and illuminates light yellow-gold surfaces that show faintly scattered marks. A few specks of aquamarine residue are noted within the upper-reverse legends. Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp & Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman @ $20.00; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Realized $1527.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.