Low Mintage AU 1859-D Quarter Eagle1859-D $2 1/2 AU50 NGC. Variety 21-M. This luminous yellow-gold example lacks consequential marks, and the stars and hair have pleasing definition. The mintage of 2,244 pieces is very low, even for the Dahlonega Mint. By 1859, California gold was coined at San Francisco, and the Georgian gold mines had been largely played out.
From The R.M. Phillips Limited Partnership Collection.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25JM, PCGS# 7789)
Weight: 4.18 grams
Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
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