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Obverse of 1807 Quarter Eagle     Reverse of 1807 Quarter Eagle


1807 $2-1/2 DOLLARS
OR QUARTER EAGLE

PCGS No: 7656

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 6,812
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 Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.

Notes:
The finest 1807 Quarter Eagles graded by PCGS are 2 MS-64's.

Significant examples:
PCGS MS-63 (illustrated above).  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc. "The George Mouhtouris Collection", October 1-2, 2001, Lot 2028, illustrated

Recent appearances:
Ex - Superior Galleries 2000 ANA Mid-Winter Sale.

AU-58.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 2131, "B-1", sold for $4,485.00

A solid About Uncirculated from the standpoint of wear and still exhibiting plenty of frosty mint lustre.  Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19, 2000, Lot 1650, plated, sold for $4,312.50  Ex: Bowers & Merena Lindesmith Collection (March 23-24, 2000, lot 2273)

PCGS VF-20.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7151, illustrated, sold for $3,450.00

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