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1852 $2-1/2 DOLLARS
OR QUARTER EAGLE

PCGS No: 7763

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 1,159,681
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:
PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8857, plated, sold for $4,140.00

Recent appearances:
PCGS AU-50.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7166, not illustrated, sold for $212.75

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-66.

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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