1853 $2.50 MS65

CERTIFICATION#: -39822
PCGS#: 7767

Owner's Comments

Estimated grade. Sold by B. Max Mehl Jun '41 price realized $6

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
275
1
4
250
6
255
8
260
10
265
12
270
15
275
1
20
280
2
25
285
1
40
300
12
45+
300
50+
310
53+
315
55+
360
58+
435
62+
595
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