1860 QUARTER DOLLAR
PCGS Nos: 5451, 5556, 85556
Circulation strikes: 804,400
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
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%
grains (6.2 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle on the reverse
Images courtesy of
PCGS Proof-66. Ex - Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May
31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8152, illustrated, sold for $6,612.50
PCGS Proof-64. Ex- Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale"
October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6147, not plated, sold for $1,322.50
MS-63. Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Santa Clara"
Sale, November 16-17, 2000, Lot 5269, not illustrated, sold for
MS-62. Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection
Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1199 Not Sold
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 4 MS-65's.
The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-67.
The finest Proof Cameo
example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-66.
Sources and/or recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service