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1961 QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 5870, 5993, 85993, 95993

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 37,036,000 
Proofs: 3,028,244 

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:

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-67's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 10 PR-70's.

The finest Proof Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 92 PRCA-69's.

The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 38 PRDC-69's.

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

 
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