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1917 QUARTER DOLLAR -
"TYPE 2"
(compare with
1917 Quarter Dollar - "Type 1")

PCGS Nos: 5714, 5715

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 13,880,00
Proofs: 0

Designer: Hermon MacNeil

Diameter: 24.3 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 96 grains (6.3 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) above and to the left of the date

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Recent appearances:
NGC MS-66 Full Head.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 696, sold for $1,035.00

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 616, not illustrated, sold for $437.00

PCGS MS-64 Full Head.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6194, not plated, sold for $603.75

NGC MS-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5884, illustrated, sold for $276.00

MS-64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 618, not illustrated, sold for $121.00

PCGS MS-63 Full Head.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 619, not illustrated, sold for $230.00

ANACS MS-62 Full Head.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6193, not plated, sold for $207.00

Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 815, not plated, sold for $184.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 816, not plated, sold for $69.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 817, not plated, sold for $80.50

Notes:
The finest non-Full Head "Type 2" examples graded by PCGS are MS-67's.

The finest Full Head "Type 2" examples graded by PCGS are 4 MS-67's.

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

 
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