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Obverse of 1867 Quarter Dollar     Reverse of 1867 Quarter Dollar


1867 QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 5470, 5566, 85566, 95566

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 20,000
Proofs: 625

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

Diameter: ±24.3 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: ±96 grains (±6.2 grams)

Edge: Reeded

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

Images courtesy of Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.

Significant examples:
Proof (illustrated above).  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The Benson Collection" Sale - Part 1, February 18-20, 2001

Recent appearances:
PCGS Proof-65 Cameo.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 393, illustrated, sold for $1,840.00

PCGS Proof-65.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 572, illustrated, sold for $1,897.00

Choice Brilliant Proof.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 728, not plated, sold for $460.00

Choice Brilliant Proof.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 322, sold for $805.00

Choice Brilliant Proof.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 338, not plated, sold for $391.00

NGC VF-20.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 1617, sold for $460.00


Fine-15.  Ex-  Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale", October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6767, not illustrated, sold for $362.25

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-64's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS is a single PR-67.

The finest Proof Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-66.

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

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