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Obverse of 1806/4 Quarter Eagle     Reverse of 1806/4 Quarter Eagle


1806 $2-1/2 DOLLARS
OR QUARTER EAGLE

PCGS Nos: 7654, 7655

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 1,616
Proofs: 0

Designer: Robert Scot

Diameter: 20 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 91.7%
Other - 8.3%

Weight: 67.5 grains (4.37 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: None (all examples of this date and type were struck at the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Mint)

Images courtesy of Early American History Auctions

Varieties:
1806/4 
1806/5

Notes:
The finest 1806 Quarter Eagles graded by PCGS are 2 MS-61's.

Significant examples:
(see individual varieties)

Recent appearances:
(see individual varieties)

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