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1891-O QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 5525

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 68,000
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: "O" (for New Orleans, LA) below the eagle on the reverse

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
EF-45 Cleaned, Rim Cuts.  Ex-  Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale", October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6783, not illustrated, sold for $322.00

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-65's.

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

 

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