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1877-S QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 5506

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 8,996,000
Proofs: None

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: "S" (for San Francisco, CA) below the eagle on the reverse

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-65.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000" Sale, August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5821, not illustrated, sold for $891.25

NGC MS-65.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 246, sold for $805.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 172, "S/S", illustrated, not sold

PCGS MS-63.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6142, not plated, sold for $333.50

PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8143, not illustrated, sold for $488.75

Extremely Fine.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 734, not plated, sold for $126.50

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.

The finest "S/S, S/Horizontal S" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66.

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

 
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