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1851-O QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 5418

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 88,000
Proofs: None

Designer: Obverse by Thomas Sully, executed by Christian Gobrecht, modified by Robert Ball Hughes; Reverse by Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 24.3 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 103.1 grains (6.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "O" (for New Orleans, LA) below the eagle on the reverse

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
AU-50.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 168, illustrated, sold for $1,495.00  From David Akers' sale of the John Jay Pittman Collection, May 1998, Lot 1320

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-62's.

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

 
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