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1852-D Liberty Head Quarter Eagle Obverse     1852-D Liberty Head Quarter Eagle Reverse


1852-D $2-1/2 DOLLARS
OR QUARTER EAGLE

PCGS No: 7765

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 24,078
Proofs: 0

Designer: Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 18 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%

Weight: 64.5 grains (4.18 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "D" (for Dahlonega, GA) below the eagle on the reverse

Images courtesy of Hancock & Harwell Rare Coins

Significant examples:
PCGS MS-62.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", June 5-7, 2000, Lot 2101 @ $29,900.00

PCGS MS-61 (illustrated above).  Part of the Duke's Creek Collection of Southern Gold as of October 16, 1999

Recent appearances:
PCGS MS-61.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 444, illustrated, not sold

PCGS AU-58.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 445, illustrated, not sold

PCGS AU-55 (illustrated below).  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 677 @$7,762.00

NGC AU-53.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 446, illustrated, not sold

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

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

    

Images courtesy of Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.

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