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1873-CC QUARTER DOLLAR -
ARROWHEADS AT DATE
(see also 1873-CC Quarter Dollar - No Arrowheads at Date)

PCGS No: 5492

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 12,462
Proofs: 0

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: 96.5 grains (6.3 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "CC" (for Carson City, Nevada) below the eagle on the reverse

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
PCGS EF-45. Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 171, illustrated, sold for $13,800.00

NGC Fine-12.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000" Sale, August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5816, illustrated, sold for $4,140.00

ANACS Corroded VF Details, Net Fine-12.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6136, plated, sold for $4,140.00

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-64.

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

 

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