Gem Mint State 1866 With Motto Quarter Dollar1866 25C Motto MS65 PCGS. This a stunning Gem that is among the finest known pieces of this first-year of issue type coin. The mintage of this date was just 16,800 business strikes and another 725 proofs. Although Walter Breen reported that many Mint State examples were recovered from proof sets of the year, we doubt that the quantity was all that high. This example is fully brilliant with a hint of champagne toning. The fields are reflective, with fully lustrous devices and excellent cameo contrast. Noticeable weakness of the designs at the center of the obverse and reverse is diagnostic for the issue, and is used to distinguish business strikes from proofs. Population: 2 in 65, 1 finer (10/06).
From The Park Cities Collection.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 23UB, PCGS# 5468)
Weight: 6.22 grams
Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper
Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.
View all of [The Park Cities Collection ]
Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Coin/Currency (view shipping information)
Sales Tax information | PCGS Guarantee of Grade and Authenticity | Terms and Conditions
Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments
Glossary of Terms
Buyer's Premium per Lot:
15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.
- Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
- Bid online
- Free Collector newsletter
- Want List with instant e-mail notifications
- Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
- Cash Advances
- More Bidders
- Trusted Experts
- Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
Learn about consigning with us
Heritage Auctions is very well keyed into the evolving market place, what better exposure can anyone ask for?View More Testimonials
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)