1876 QUARTER DOLLAR
PCGS Nos: 5501, 5577, 85577,
Circulation strikes: 17,816,000
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 (6.3 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle on the reverse
Images courtesy of
ICG MS-65. Ex - Bowers
& Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part
III", May 21, 2001, Lot 1470, illustrated, not sold
PCGS MS-63. Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake
Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 334, not illustrated, sold for
Brilliant Uncirculated. Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary
Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 733, not plated, sold for $253.00
Brilliant Uncirculated. Ex - Stack's
"The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 339,
not plated, sold for $149.50
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-67'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-67.
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