1840 O Seated Liberty Quarters

Type 1 - No Motto Above Eagle - No Drapery

Mintage: 425,200
Minted at: New Orleans

Designer - Engraver: Christian Gobrecht
Metal Composition: 90% Silver - 10% Copper

Diameter: 24.3 mm
Mass / Weight: 6.68 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1840 O Seated Liberty Quarter - No Drapery
This coin features the absence of drapery on the liberty portrait of the obverse. The location of the missing drapery is located between the arm holding the pole and leg on the right side.

There are minor varieties of the 1840 O Seated Liberty Quarter in respect to the location of the mint mark on the reverse of the coin. Some coins have the mintmark centered between the claws of the eagle and others have the mint mark positioned towards the left claw. This is no major difference in value however.
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
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)
$38$46$71$121$407$816$1,915$8,197-

The 1840-O Seated Liberty Quarter is worth $46 in average condition and can be worth $1,915 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins. The Melt Value shown below is how valuable the coin's metal is worth (bare minimum value of coin). Click here to see the Melt Value of every US coin.


MELT VALUE: $3.2279





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