1855-S QUARTER DOLLAR
PCGS Nos: 5437, 5562
Circulation strikes: 396,400
Proofs: estimated 1
Designer: Obverse by Thomas
Sully, modified by Christian Gobrecht and Robert Ball Hughes, executed
by James Barton Longacre;
Reverse by Christian Gobrecht
Diameter: 24.3 millimeters
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%
grains (6.2 grams)
(for San Francisco, California) below the eagle on the reverse
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-65.
The finest Branch Mint Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PRBM-63.
PCGS MS-63. From the Dr.
Jeff Hosford Collection Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions,
Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000" Sale, August 6-7, 2000, Lot 5799,
illustrated, sold for $4,830.00
Fine. Ex - Stack's "65th Anniversary Sale", October 17-19,
2000, Lot 717, "Briggs 1-B", not plated, sold for $126.50
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service