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1912 2 DOLLARS OR
QUARTER EAGLE

PCGS Nos: 7944, 7961

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 616,000
Proofs: 197

Designer: Bela Lyon Pratt

Diameter: 18 millimeters

Metal Content:
Gold - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 64.5 grains (4.18 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) left of the arrowheads on the reverse 

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7545, not illustrated, sold for $1,437.50

NGC MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7181, not illustrated, sold for $661.25

MS-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 3975, not illustrated, sold for $414.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8891, not plated, sold for $1,265.00  From the estate of Harry West

Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1022, not plated, sold for $977.50

NGC MS-62, Brilliant Uncirculated and nearly fully Choice.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1679, not plated, sold for $373.75  A specimen of a date Akers calls 'one of the more underrated issues of the series'

NGC MS-62, Brilliant Uncirculated with claims to Choice.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1680, not plated, sold for $322.00

NGC MS-62.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 755, sold for $230.00

PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1310, not illustrated, sold for $414.00

NGC MS-61, Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1681, not plated, sold for $218.50

AU-58.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 476, not illustrated, sold for $164.45  From the Pennsylvania Cabinet

AU-50 Cleaned.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7079, not illustrated, sold for $138.00

About Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1506, sold for $149.50

About Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1042, not plated, sold for $184.00

EF-45.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7078, not illustrated, sold for $138.00

Extremely Fine.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1043, not plated, sold for $132.25

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 4 MS-66's.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 3 PR-67's.

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

 
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