1871-CC QUARTER DOLLAR
PCGS No: 5479
Circulation strikes: 10,890
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)
(for Carson City, Nevada) below the eagle on the reverse
Images courtesy of
NGC MS-65. Ex - F.C.C.
Boyd, 1945 - Auctions by Bowers & Merena, Inc.'s sale of the Louis E.
Eliasberg, Sr. collection, 1997, sold for $165,000.00
PCGS MS-65. Stack's
sale of the Giacomo Opezzo collection, 1941 - Stack's sale of the James A.
Stack collection, 1975 - Reed Hawn - Fred Sweeney Rare Coins - Mulford B.
Simons, 1978 - private collector - purchased in early 2002 by Southgate
Coins of Reno, Nevada for an undisclosed "high five figures"
PCGS MS-64. Ex -
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.
"The PCGS Population Report, July
Professional Coin Grading Service
"Nevada Coin Dealer
Purchases 1871-CC Seated Quarter Dollar" by Eric von Klinger, COIN
WORLD, March 11, 2002, pages 3 and 90