1865 QUARTER DOLLAR
PCGS Nos: 5461, 5561, 85561,
Circulation strikes: 58,800
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-65. Ex - Bowers
& Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part
II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1616 sold for $3,680.00
PCGS Proof-64. Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long
Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8153, not
illustrated, sold for $1,293.75
PCGS MS-65. Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of
Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 1459, illustrated,
MS-63. Ex - Bowers and
Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000,
Lot 1204, "PL" Not Sold
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-68's.
The finest Proof Cameo
examples graded by PCGS are 2 PRCA-66's.
The finest Proof Deep Cameo
example graded by PCGS is a single PRDC-66.
Sources and/or recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service