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1950-S QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 5844, 5845

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 10,284,004
Proofs: 0

Designer: John Flanagan

Diameter: 24.3 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 96.6 grains (6.3 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "S" (for San Francisco, CA) below the wreath on the reverse

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Varieties:

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-67.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8326, not illustrated, sold for $345.00   From the John Benbow Collection

PCGS MS-66.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8327, "S/D", illustrated, sold for $2,242.50

PCGS MS-64, S over D.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 1710, not illustrated, sold for $1,035.00

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 26 MS-67's.

The finest Uncirculated "S/D" 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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