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1844-C $2-1/2 DOLLARS
OR QUARTER EAGLE

PCGS No: 7735

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 11,622
Proofs: 0

Designer: Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: ±18 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%

Weight: 64.5 grains (4.18 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "C" (for Charlotte, North Carolina) below the eagle on the reverse

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-63.

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7163, illustrated, not sold

NGC MS-61.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 711, illustrated, sold for $11,500.00

NGC AU-58.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 647, illustrated, sold for $9,200.00

PCGS AU-58.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1243, illustrated, sold for $8,338.00

PCGS AU-58.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1244, illustrated, sold for $7,762.00

NGC AU-58.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 438, illustrated, not sold

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