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1849 $2-1/2 DOLLARS
OR QUARTER EAGLE

PCGS No: 7752

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 23,294
Proofs: estimated 5

Designer: Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 18 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%

Weight:  64.5 grains (4.18 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle on the reverse

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
PCGS AU-58.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 170, illustrated, sold for $2,070.00  From Stack's sale of the Scanlon Collection, October 1973, Lot 2054

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 2 MS-64's.

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

"The PCGS Population Report, April 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

 

 
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