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1854-O QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 5433, 5434

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,484,000
Proofs: None

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

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66.

The finest "Huge O" example graded by PCGS is a single EF-45.

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1196 Not Sold

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

 
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