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CAPPED BUST QUARTER DOLLARS (1815-1838)

        

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SCROLL ON REVERSE (1815-1828)

Date

Mintage for
Circulation

Mintage of
Proofs

Notes

1815

89,235

0

Sometimes found with an "E" or an "L" stamped into the coin above the cap.

1818

361,174

0

Look for the 1818/5 varieties.

1819

144,000

0

 

1820

127,444

est. 10

 

1821

216,851

est. 10

 

1822

64,080

est. 10

 

1823

17,800

est. 5

These are all 1823/2 overdates.

1824

168,000

est. 5

These are all 1824/2 overdates.

1825

est. 10

All are overdates - either 1825/2, 1825/3, or 1825/4.

1827

4,000

est. 30-40

Only Proofs of this date are known, so the mintage figure for circulation strikes probably refers to 1825 coins that were delivered in that year.  All of the 1827 Quarters are 1827/3 overdates.  "Originals" have a curved base on the 2 on the reverse; "Restrikes" have a flat based 2.

1828

102,000

est. 10

 

NO SCROLL ON REVERSE (1831-1838)

1831

398,000

est. 20

 

1832

320,000

est. 10

 

1833

156,000

est. 10

 

1834

286,000

est. 15

 

1835

1,952,000

est. 10

 

1836

472,000

est. 10

  

1837

252,400

est. 10

 

1838

366,000

est. 5