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1821 Capped Bust Quarter Dollar Obverse     1821 Capped Bust Quarter Dollar Reverse


1821 QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 5331, 5366

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 89,235
Proofs: 0

Designer: John Reich

Diameter: 29 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 89%
Copper - 11%

Weight: 104 grains (6.74 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (all dates of this type were struck at Philadelphia)

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Varieties (6):
Browning 1
Common
Browning 2 - Scarce
Browning 3 - Common
Browning 4 - Scarce
Browning 5 - Rare
Browning 6 - Extremely Rare

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated 1821 Quarter Dollar graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.

The finest Proof 1821 Quarter Dollar graded by PCGS is a single PR-67.

Significant examples:
(See individual varieties)

Recent appearances:
(See individual varieties)

Net AU-50, sharpness of AU-55.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1605 sold for $632.50

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service