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1852 QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 5419

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 177,060
Proofs: estimated 10

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

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 1446, illustrated, not sold

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-66's.

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

 
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