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1825 $2-1/2 DOLLARS
OR QUARTER EAGLE

PCGS No: 7664

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 4,434
Proofs: estimated 5

Designer: Robert Scot

Diameter: 18.5 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 91.7%
Other - 8.3%

Weight: 67.5 grains (4.37 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (all examples of this date and type were struck at the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Mint)

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Significant examples:
PCGS MS-67 (illustrated above).

Recent appearances:
Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1652, "Breen 1", plated, sold for $16,100.00

MS-62, Obverse scratches.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5664, illustrated, sold for $6,095.00

MS-60 Plus but scratched.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 3933, illustrated, sold for $6,325.00

PCGS AU-55.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 42, "Breen-6128, Breen-1", sold for $6,900.00

PCGS AU-55.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8830, plated, sold for $5,980.00  From the Robert W. Dingle Collection

AU-55 Lightly Cleaned.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7059, illustrated, not sold - Ex: Blauvelt Sale (Bowers & Ruddy, 2/77), lot 650

AU-53.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 3934, illustrated, sold for $5,175.00

AU-50.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 426, "Breen-6128, B-1", illustrated, sold for $5,060.00

About Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The Marvin Taichert Collection of U.S. Type Coins", May 9, 2001, Lot 52, "Breen-1", plated, sold for $9,200.00  Ex Thomas Elder on September 20, 1935; Norweb Collection II (Bowers and Merena, March 24, 1988, lot 1945)

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.

Varieties:

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

"The PCGS Population Report, April 2004" by The Professional Coin Grading Service