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1951-D QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 5847

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 35,354,800
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: "D" (for Denver) below the wreath on the reverse

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 11 MS-67's.

Significant examples:
PCGS MS-67 (illustrated above).  Ex - Superior Galleries "Pre-Long Beach Sale", September 14-16, 2003, Lot 1637, not illustrated

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-67.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8329, not illustrated, sold for $1,265.00   From the John Benbow Collection

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

 
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