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1955 QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 5858, 5987, 85987, 95987

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 18,180,181
Proofs: 378,200

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 8336, not illustrated, sold for $690.00   From the John Benbow Collection

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 16 MS-67's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 67 PR-68's.

The finest Proof Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-69.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 16 PRDC-68's.

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

 

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