Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 364,002
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $137.20 (8/29/2015)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1843 O $2.5 MS obverse 1843 O $2.5 MS reverse


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Description & Analysis

The 1843-O Small Date is the most available quarter eagle from this mint in Uncirculated. There are approximately 30-40 pieces known in mint condition but at least three-quarters are in the MS 60 to MS 61 grade range.

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Last Updated: 6/2/2015

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1843 O $2.5 MS
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Base $ 300 325 345 380 430 500 550 675 1175 2200 3250 5850 22500 35000 - - - - -
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 232
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 64


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/10/1998 NGC MS 60   Heritage Auctions 1998 F.U.N. Signature Sale #181, 181/Lot# 7534 $1,581.25
8/21/2006 PCGS VF 30   Heritage Auctions 2006 August Denver, CO Online Session #415, 415/Lot# 9454 $207.00
1/12/2009 PCGS VF 30   Teletrade Auction 2639, 2639/Lot# 1699 $322.00
2/4/2009 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2009 February Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1122, 1122/Lot# 2458 $747.50
9/19/2010 PCGS AU 55   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 2766 $483.00
6/14/2011 NGC AU 55   Stack's Bowers The June 2011 Baltimore Auction, 92/Lot# 9245 $460.00
3/30/2014 PCGS AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/30/2014, 184/Lot# 182598 $522.50
3/6/2015 NGC AU 53   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3524, 6093/Lot# 21282 $381.88


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1843 O $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333450539556575602620646663764891117313031781226836395563707718136
333152479544562584608628651696806985121614621943272542806067107630
00000056258460862865169680698512161462194327254280606700
000000568593614637657730848107912591621210531824921657200
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