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1822 QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 64,080
Proofs: estimated 10

Designer: John Reich

Diameter: 29 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 89%
Copper - 11%

Weight: 104 grains (6.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

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

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Varieties (2):
Browning 1
Common
Browning 2 - Rare

Recent appearances:
MS-60, cleaned (illustrated above).  Ex - Auctions by Bowers & Merena, Inc.'s "Norweb Collection" sale, March 1988, Lot 1536, "MS 64, prooflike, or Proof 64", sold for $4,950.00 - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000" Sale, August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5516, "MS-60, cleaned, B-1", sold for $2,760.00

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-64's.

The finest Uncirculated "25/50C" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-61.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 3 PR-65's.

The finest Proof "25/50C" examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-65's.

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

"John Reich Journal, January 2001", Volume 13, Issue 2, page 15