Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Quarters (1838-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.6800g
ASW: 0.1933oz
Melt Value: $3.55 (1/27/2020)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
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1842 SMALL DATE 25C PF obverse 1842 SMALL DATE 25C PF reverse
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Description & Analysis

The Philadelphia Mint coined 1842 Small Date quarter dollars only as proofs. Just six examples are known, one of which is held by the Smithsonian Institution. Few of the survivors are gems.

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Last Updated: 4/15/2019

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2
Low Grade: 64
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 66

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NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 1/21/2020 1842 SMALL DATE 25C PF
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1842 SMALL DATE 25C PF
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Base000000000000001171612279177231812519046000
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000000000000001209115908179911873919046000
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