1842 O Seated Liberty Quarters : All Varieties

Type 1 - No Motto Above Eagle - With Drapery

Mintage: 769,000
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.):
1842 Small Date vs Large Date Seated Liberty Quarter
There were two major varieties of the 1842 O Seated Liberty Quarter. One variety had a small date with smaller numbers while the other variety had a larger date with larger numbers. The difference and comparison of the large date vs small date can be seen in the example image above.

Major Varieties:
1842 O Seated Liberty Quarter - Small Date
1842 O Seated Liberty Quarter - Large Date

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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MELT VALUE: $3.2318


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