1853 $2.50 AU55

CERTIFICATION#: -35143
PCGS#: 7767

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Ex. Kelly (1949) Sold by David Akers Numismatics May '98 Price realized $1980

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88): The 1853 has the highest mintage of any quarter eagle. It is also one of the most common in all conditions and is reasonably obtainable even in gem Unc.

Diameter: 18.00 millimeters Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 1,404,668 Weight: 4.18 grams Metal Content: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
3
270
1
4
245
6
250
8
255
10
260
12
265
15
270
1
20
275
2
25
280
1
40
295
12
45+
295
50+
305
53+
310
55+
355
58+
430
62+
575
63+
1,350
2
65+
8,750
1

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades Survival Estimate Numismatic Rarity Relative Rarity by Type Relative Rarity by Series
All Grades 1,250 R-4.9 127 / 147 TIE 127 / 147 TIE
60 or Better 600 R-5.8 125 / 147 TIE 125 / 147 TIE
65 or Better 10 R-9.5 42 / 147 TIE 42 / 147 TIE

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS66 PCGS grade  
2 MS65+ PCGS grade  
3 MS65 PCGS grade
3 MS65 PCGS grade  
3 MS65 PCGS grade