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

PCGS Nos: 5716, 5717

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 6,224,200
Proofs: 0

Designer: Hermon MacNeil

Diameter: 24.3 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 96 grains (6.3 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "D" (for Denver, CO) above and to the left of the date

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Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-66 Full Head.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6196, plated, unsold

PCGS MS-66 Full Head.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8213, illustrated, not sold

NGC MS-65.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 620, illustrated, sold for $747.00

PCGS MS-63 Full Head.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6195, not plated, sold for $690.00

PCGS MS-63 Full Head.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 269, sold for $414.00

NGC MS-63 Full Head.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 697, sold for $402.50

MS-60 plus.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 1694, sold for $149.00

Brilliant Uncirculated, nearly Choice.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 818, not plated, sold for $115.00

Notes:
The finest non-Full Head "Type 2" examples graded by PCGS are 16 MS-66's.

The finest Full Head "Type 2" example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.

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

 
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