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Obverse of 1907 Quarter Eagle     Reverse of 1907 Quarter Eagle


1907 $2-1/2 DOLLARS
OR QUARTER EAGLE

PCGS Nos: 7859, 7933, 87933, 97933

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 336,294
Proofs: 154

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
     

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Significant examples:
PCGS Proof-68 Cameo.  Offered by Albanese Rare Coins, Inc. in the December 30, 2003 issue of Numismatic News for $47,000.00

NGC Proof-68 (illustrated above).  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", June 5-7, 2000, Lot 2119, sold for $25,300.00

NGC Proof-68.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", June 5-7, 2000, Lot 2120, sold for $25,300.00

Recent appearances:
PCGS Proof-67.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "The ANA 2001 National Money Show Auction", March 8-9, 2001, Lot 785, unsold

NGC Proof-66.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", June 5-7, 2000, Lot 2121, sold for $13,225.00

NGC MS-66.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 1244, illustrated, sold for $1,667.50

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 3967, illustrated, sold for $1,035.00

NGC MS-65.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", June 5-7, 2000, Lot 2122, sold for $1,063.75

NGC MS-65.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 723, sold for $891.00

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 724, sold for$949.00

MS-65.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6007, plated, sold for $805.00

PCGS MS-65.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8878, not plated, sold for $1,040.75

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 725, sold for $517.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7533, not illustrated, sold for $603.75

PCGS MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7532, not illustrated, sold for $517.50

PCGS MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7531, not illustrated, sold for $517.50

NGC MS-64.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7530, not illustrated, sold for $1,063.75

MS-64.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2228, sold for $368.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1497, sold for $1,092.50

MS-64.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 260, illustrated, sold for $483.00  Purchased from Stanley Kesselman, August 30, 1971

PCGS MS-64. Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s, "Summer 2001 Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 8877, not plated, sold for $805.00

PCGS MS-64.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 1245, not illustrated, sold for $667.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "The California Sale", October 2-3, 2000, Lot 730, sold for $460.00

NGC MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2229, unsold

MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2230, sold for $391.00

MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2231, sold for $437.00

MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2232, sold for $316.25

MS-63.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 261, illustrated, sold for $460.00  Purchased from Jim Cohen, August 24, 1966

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 3968, not illustrated, sold for $506.00

PCGS MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Long Beach Signature Sale", May 31-June 2, 2001, Lot 6271, not plated, sold for $517.50   From the Alex Highland Collection

Choice Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1013, not plated, sold for $207.00

PCGS MS-62.  Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale" October 5-7, 2000, Lot 7529, not illustrated, sold for $345.00

ANACS MS-62.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7175, not illustrated, sold for $253.00

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex- Stack's "The September Sale", September 12-13, 2000, Lot 1498, sold for $230.00

Brilliant Uncirculated, nearly Choice.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1665, not plated, sold for $431.25

Brilliant Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1014, not plated, sold for $402.50

Choice AU.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1015, not plated, sold for $195.50

About Uncirculated.  Ex - Stack's "The University of Notre Dame Sale", March 20-21, 2001, Lot 1016, not plated, sold for $172.50

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-68.

The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 2 PR-67's (The finest Proof example listed in the October 2001 PCGS Population Report is a single PR-68).

The finest Cameo Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-68.

The finest Deep Cameo Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-67.

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

Obverse of 1907 Quarter Eagle     Reverse of 1907 Quarter Eagle

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