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1951 QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 5846, 5983, 85983, 95983

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 43,448,102
Proofs: 57,500

Designer: John Flanagan

Diameter: 24.3 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 96.6 grains (6.3 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) 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 8328, not illustrated, sold for $201.25   From the John Benbow Collection

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

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 11 PR-68's.

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 4 PRCA-68's.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 5 PRDC-66's.

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

 

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