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Obverse of 1841-O Quarter Dollar     Reverse of 1841-O Quarter Dollar


1841-O QUARTER DOLLAR

PCGS No: 5400

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 452,000
Proofs: None

Designer: Obverse by Thomas Sully, executed by Christian Gobrecht, modified by Robert Ball Hughes; Reverse by Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 24.3 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 103.1 grains (6.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "O" (for New Orleans, LA) below the eagle on the reverse

Images courtesy of Superior Galleries

Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-63.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000" Sale, August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5785, not illustrated, sold for $3,105.00

NGC MS-62.  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3150

ANACS MS-61, doubled die obverse Illustrated above).  Ex - Superior Galleries' "Pre-Long Beach Sale", October 1-3, 2000, Lot 3151

NGC MS-60.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries' Robert W. Schwan Collection Sale, October 26-27, 2000, Lot 1188 at $529.00

Varieties:

Notes:
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS are 5 MS-64's.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service

 

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