- USA Coin Book
- Capped Bust
- 1818-P : 8 Over 5
1818 Capped Bust Quarters : 8 Over 5
Type 1 - Large Diameter - With Motto
Metal Composition: 89% Silver - 11% Copper
Diameter: 27 mm
Mass / Weight: 6.74 grams
What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
One major variety is the 1818/5 Capped Bust Quarter Error. This error features an 1818 date struck over an 1815 date which resulted in parts of the underlying "5" appearing within and around the last "8". These features are depicted by the arrows in the example image of the coin error above.
The 1818 Capped Bust Quarter (8 Over 5 Variety) is worth $178 in average condition and can be worth $3,460 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins.
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