1866 QUARTER DOLLAR
PCGS Nos: 5468, 5565, 85565,
Circulation strikes: 16,800
Designer: Obverse by Thomas
Sully, modified by Christian Gobrecht and Robert Ball Hughes, executed
by James Barton Longacre;
Reverse by Christian Gobrecht, modified by James Barton Longacre
Diameter: 24.3 millimeters
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%
grains (6.2 grams)
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle on the reverse
Images courtesy of
NGC Proof-65. Ex- Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "October 2000 Long Beach Sale"
October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6149, plated, sold for $2,070.00
PCGS Proof-65. Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin &
Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May
28-30, 2001, Lot 571, illustrated, sold for $1,966.00
PCGS MS-65. Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Rarities
Sale", January 3, 2001, Lot 170, illustrated, not sold
PCGS MS-64. Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of
Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part III", May 21, 2001, Lot 1461, illustrated,
NGC MS-63. Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva
Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 330, illustrated, sold for $1,840.00
Fine-15. Ex- Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s
"October 2000 Long Beach Sale", October 5-7, 2000, Lot 6765, not
illustrated, sold for $603.75
The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-67.
The finest Proof example graded by PCGS is a single PR-67.
The finest Proof Cameo
example graded by PCGS is a single PRCA-66.
The finest Proof Deep Cameo examples graded by PCGS are 2 PRDC-64's.
Sources and/or recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service