1956 QUARTER DOLLAR
PCGS Nos: 5860, 5988, 85988,
Circulation strikes: 44,144,000
Designer: John Flanagan
Diameter: 24.3 millimeters
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%
grains (6.3 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below the wreath on the reverse
Images courtesy of
PCGS MS-67. Ex - Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale",
August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5968, not illustrated, not sold
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-68's.
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 28 PR-69's.
The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 19 PRCA-69's.
The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 31 PRDC-69's.
Sources and/or recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service