1831 P Capped Bust Quarters : Small Letters

Type 2 - Reduced Diameter - No Motto

Mintage: 398,000
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: John Reich
Metal Composition: 89% Silver - 11% Copper

Diameter: 24.3 mm
Mass / Weight: 6.74 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1831 Capped Bust Quarter - Small Letters
There were to major varieties of the 1831 Capped Bust Quarter. One variety had small letters on the reverse (as depicted above) while the other had larger letters. The letters to look for are in the words "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and the denominational "25 C". The difference between the large letters vs small letters is depicted below in the example comparison image of the coins:

1831 Capped Bust Quarter - Small Letters vs Large Letters - Difference and Comparison
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