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1854 QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 5432, 5550, 85550

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 12,380,000
Proofs: estimated 25

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

Diameter: 24.3 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 96 grains (6.2 grams)

Edge: Reeded

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

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-67's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-65's.

The finest Proof Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-65.

Recent appearances:
NGC Proof-64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 564, illustrated, sold for $11,270.00

NGC MS-64.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1195, sold for $1,840.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 1448, illustrated, sold for $2,415.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 241, sold for $833.75

Choice AU.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 321, sold for $149.50

About Uncirculated, nearly Unc. Ex - Stack's "The Marvin Taichert Collection of U.S. Type Coins", May 9, 2001, Lot 95, plated, sold for $345.00  Ex New Netherlands sale of June 30, 1970, lot 339

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

 

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