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Obverse of 1883 Hawaiian Quarter Dollar     Reverse of 1883 Hawaiian Quarter Dollar


1883 HAWAIIAN 1/4TH DOLLAR
(HAPAHA)

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 242,600
(500,000 were minted, but
257,400 were melted)
Proofs: at least 26

Designer: Charles E. Barber

Diameter: 24.3 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 96.5 grains (6.3 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Recent offerings:
NGC Proof-63 (illustrated above).  Ex - Superior Galleries "ANA 2001 Nation Money Show" Auction, March 8-9, 2001, Lot 548, plated, unsold

NGC MS-65.   Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1618, "Gould-Bressett 100, Medcalf-Russell CS-3"

NGC MS-65.   Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot  1619

Notes:

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

"Hawaiian Money Standard Catalog, Second Edition" by Donald Medcalf and Ronald Russell