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1956 QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 5860, 5988, 85988, 95988

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 44,144,000
Proofs: 669,384

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 "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5968, not illustrated, not sold

Notes:
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 reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

 

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