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Obverse of 1796 Draped Bust Quarter Dollar     Reverse of 1796 Draped Bust Quarter Dollar


1796 QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 5310

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 6,146
Proofs: 0

Designer: Robert Scot

Diameter: 27.5 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 Professional Coin Grading Service

Varieties (2):
Browning 1 - Very Rare
Browning 2 - Scarce

Significant examples:
See individual variety listings

Recent appearances:
See individual variety listings

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated 1796 Quarter Dollars graded by PCGS are 2 MS-67'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