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1959 QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 5866, 5991, 85991, 95991

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 24,384,000 
Proofs: 1,149,291

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:
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
  

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

 

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