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

PCGS Nos: 5710, 5711

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,952,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: Hermon MacNeil

Diameter: 24.3 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 96 grains (6.3 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco, CA) above and to the left of the date

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-67 Full Head.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1680, illustrated, sold for $7,762.00

PCGS MS-66 Full Head.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8212, illustrated, sold for $2,760.00

PCGS MS-66 Full Head.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 1488, illustrated, sold for $3,910.00

NGC MS-65.  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach" Elite Coin Auction, May 25- 27, Lot 2654, sold for $11,212.50

PCGS MS-65 Full Head.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8211, illustrated, sold for $1,782.50

PCGS MS-63 Full Head.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 615, not illustrated, sold for $747.00

Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 814, not plated, sold for $603.75

Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The Marvin Taichert Collection of U.S. Type Coins", May 9, 2001, Lot 141, plated, sold for $1,610.00  Ex Federal Brand's sale of January 23, 1964, lot 380

PCGS AU-58 Full Head.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 695, sold for $247.25

EF-40.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 5579, not illustrated, sold for $92.00  Ex Mail Bid Sale (Coin Galleries, 11/2000), lot 2388 


Notes:
The finest non-Full Head "Type 1" examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-67's.

The finest Full Head "Type 1" examples graded by PCGS are 7 MS-67's.

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

 
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