1959 QUARTER DOLLAR
PCGS Nos: 5866, 5991, 85991,
Circulation strikes: 24,384,000
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
NGC Proof-68 Deep Cameo. Ex -
Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature
Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8343, not illustrated, sold for $1,035.00
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 3 MS-67's.
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 7 PR-69's.
The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 7 PRCA-69's.
The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 29 PRDC-68's.
Sources and/or recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service