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1839 QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 5392

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 491,146
Proofs: estimated 5

Designer: Obverse by Thomas Sully, executed by Christian Gobrecht; Reverse by Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 24.3 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 103.1 grains (6.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle on the reverse

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 1433, "No Drapery", illustrated, sold for $1,380.00

AU-50 Semi Prooflike.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1677, sold for $805.00

Extremely Fine, or virtually so.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 702, not plated, sold for $40.25

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-66's.

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

 
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