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Quarter Eagles 1839 - 1859 Liberty Head 1840-1859
Diameter: 18 millimeters
Weight: 64.5 grains Fineness: .900
Edge: Reeded Designer: Christian Gobrecht

1851-D
Mintage: 11,264

The strike on the 1851-D quarter eagle is above average on both obverse and reverse. The surfaces usually come with marks from circulation and many have Mint-made flaws. There are currently five Mint State coins known out of less than 120 specimens that are surviving. On these orginal, uncleaned coins the luster is frosty with a satiny texture, while the coloration ranges from yellow-gold to rose-gold to green-gold making eye appeal above average.

PCGS MS 64 FINEST KNOWN


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