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1853 QUARTER DOLLAR -
No Arrowheads at Date,
No Rays on Reverse -
(see also 1853 Quarter Dollar -
Arrowheads at Date, Rays on Reverse
)

PCGS No: 5421

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 44,200
Proofs: None known

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) below the eagle on the reverse

Significant examples:
NGC MS-67.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 560, "Recut date", illustrated, sold for $10,350.00

Recent appearances:
EF-45.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000" Sale, August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5526, not plated, sold for $1,437.50

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.

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

 
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