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Obverse of 1804 Quarter Eagle     Reverse of 1804 Quarter Eagle

1804 $2-1/2 DOLLARS

Circulation strikes: 3,327
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 Superior Galleries

14 Stars on Reverse 
13 Stars on Reverse

The finest 1804 14 Star Reverse Quarter Eagles graded by PCGS are 2 MS-63's.

The finest 1804 13 Star Reverse Quarter Eagles graded by PCGS are 2 AU-55'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