Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Gorgeous 1866 Motto Quarter, MS66

    1866 25C Motto MS66 NGC. CAC. After a tentative beginning with the two cent piece in 1864, the motto IN GOD WE TRUST was added to the copper-nickel five cent piece in 1865 and to the larger-diameter silver and gold coins in 1866. Though a single proof quarter is known without the motto, each circulation-strike representative for the year bears IN GOD WE TRUST on a ribbon that arcs above the eagle's head.
    Of the survivors from this issue of just 16,800 pieces, few are so spectacularly preserved as this amazing Premium Gem, and it is difficult to imagine an equal in eye appeal. Dappled green-gold, turquoise, and rose-orange patina graces the obverse, while the reverse offers similar toning with a touch of emerald at the margins. A trifle softly struck at the right stars, but otherwise solidly impressed with excellent luster and wonderful surface quality. NGC has graded only one numerically finer representative (11/07).(Registry values: P5)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 23UB, PCGS# 5468)

    Weight: 6.22 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper

    View Certification Details from NGC

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2008
    9th-12th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 977

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold on Jan 12, 2008 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 16 days left to consign to the 2021 June 24 - 25 HKINF World Coins Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I cannot say enough how much I appreciate Heritage and everything they do for the hobby I love.
    Rick B.,
    Jacksonville, FL
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search