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    Attractive Low Grade 1796 Quarter Dollar

    1796 25C Fair 2 PCGS. B-2, R.3. This quarter dollar issue of 1796 is a single year type coin with the Draped Bust obverse design, taken from artwork by Gilbert Stuart, combined with a Small Eagle reverse. This entire mintage was accomplished through four individual coinage deliveries, 1,800 on April 9; 2,530 on May 27; 1,564 on June 14; and 252 on February 28, 1797. Possibly as many as 500 survive today, most like those in the present sale being quite low grade. The advantage of this example, and the other two in this sale, is that they are all problem free examples. The date is completely visible along with the outline of the bust. Over half of the stars are also visible. We count eight complete stars and three partial stars. The reverse has a small portion of the eagle and wreath visible, as well as ICA of AMERICA.(#5310) (Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 23RA, PCGS# 5310)

    Weight: 6.74 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2004
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
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