1806 Quarter Eagles by Variety | Turban Head Quarter Eagles by Date | Quarter Eagles by Type

Obverse of 1806/4 Quarter Eagle     Reverse of 1806/4 Quarter Eagle


1806/4 $2-1/2 DOLLARS
OR QUARTER EAGLE

PCGS No: 7654

Mintage:
Circulation strikes: 1,136
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 variety were struck at Philadelphia)

Images courtesy of Early American History Auctions

Notes:
The finest 1806/4 8x5 Stars Quarter Eagles graded by PCGS are 2 MS-61's.

Significant examples:
PCGS XF-40 (illustrated above).

Recent appearances:
ANACS AU-50.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc.'s "Benson Collection, Part I", February 16, 18-20, 2001, Lot 3932, "6 over 4", illustrated, sold for $6,325.00

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