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Obverse of 1917-S Quarter Dollar - Type 2     Reverse of 1917-S Quarter Dollar - Type 2


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

PCGS Nos: 5718, 5719
 
Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 5,552,000
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

Images courtesy of Early American History Auctions, Inc.

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-66 (illustrated above).  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, October 14, 2000, Lot 1095

NGC MS-65 Full Head.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 698, sold for $1,840.00

NGC MS-65.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5888, not illustrated, sold for $805.00

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5887, not illustrated, sold for $1,092.50

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5886, not illustrated, sold for $747.50

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 819, not plated, sold for $195.00

Notes:
The finest non-Full Head "Type 2" examples graded by PCGS are 13 MS-66's.

The finest Full Head "Type 2" examples graded by PCGS are 6 MS-67's.

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

 
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