1863 QUARTER DOLLAR
PCGS Nos: 5458, 5559, 85559
Circulation strikes: 191,600
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 Ira
& Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles
PCGS Proof-63. Ex- Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale"
October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6148, not plated, sold for $747.50
Proof-63. Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles,
Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1682
PCGS Proof-63. Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin &
Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May
28-30, 2001, Lot 569, illustrated, sold for $747.00
PCGS MS-65. Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of
Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 1457, illustrated,
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 6 MS-66's.
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 7 PR-66's.
The finest Proof Cameo
examples graded by PCGS are 2 PRCA-63's.
Sources and/or recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service