1869 QUARTER DOLLAR
PCGS Nos: 5474, 5568, 85568,
Circulation strikes: 16,000
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
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%
grains (6.2 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle on the reverse
Images courtesy of
PCGS MS-66. Ex - Bowers
& Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part
III", May 21, 2001, Lot 1463, illustrated, sold for $8,050.00
Choice Brilliant Proof. Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary
Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 729, not plated, sold for $1,610.00
PCGS Proof 63. Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins &
Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February
16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1634, illustrated, sold for $460.00
Proof-63. Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan
Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1206, not plated $299.00
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66.
The finest Proof example graded by PCGS are 3 PR-66's.
The finest Proof Cameo
example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-65.
The finest Proof Deep Cameo
example graded by PCGS is a single PRDC-63.
Sources and/or recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service