1819 P Capped Bust Quarters : Small 9

Type 1 - Large Diameter - With Motto

Mintage: 144,000
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: John Reich
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.):
1819 Capped Bust Quarter - Small 9
There were two major varieties of the 1819 Capped Bust Quarter - The one pictured above is the Small 9 variety. One variety had a large "9" in the 1819 date and the other had a small "9". The best way to identify the difference is to notice the size of the "9" relative to the "1" in "19". The small "9" is relatively equal in height and level with the "1" whereas the large "9" is noticeably larger/taller and further away from the "1". The differences between the small 9 vs large 9 can be seen in the example comparison image below:

1819 Capped Bust Quarter - Small 9 vs Large 9 - Difference and Comparison
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
Good
(G-4)
Very Good
(VG-8)
Fine
(F-12)
Very Fine
(VF-20)
Extremely Fine
(EF-40)
About Uncirculated
(AU-50)
Uncirculated
(MS-60)
Uncirculated
(MS-63)
Proof
(PR-63)
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