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1882 QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 5514, 5583, 85583

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 15,200
Proofs: 1,100

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: None (for Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle on the reverse

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
NGC Proof-66.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000" Sale, August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5834, illustrated, sold for $2,185.00

NGC Proof-64.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1220, sold for $632.50

Gem Brilliant Proof.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 745 plated, sold for $3,450.00

Choice Brilliant Proof and approaching a full Gem classification.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 746, not plated, sold for $1,610.00

Proof-62.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Santa Clara" Sale, November 16-17, 2000, Lot 5272, not illustrated, sold for $402.50

Proof-60.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 336, not illustrated, sold for $345.00

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 1477, illustrated, not sold

Very Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 747, not plated, sold for $460.00

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 14 MS-67's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 8 PR-67's.

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 2 PRCA-67's.

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

 
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