- USA Coin Book
- Seated Liberty
- 1853-P : Recut Date - No Arrows or Rays
1853 Seated Liberty Quarters : Recut Date - No Arrows or Rays
Type 1 - No Motto Above Eagle - With Drapery
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.):
This variety of the 1853 Seated Liberty Quarter is very rare and valuable. This variety features no arrows at the date and no rays around the eagle as depicted in the example image of the coin above. Only 44200 of them were produced and most of them were melted down by bullion speculators shortly after being produced. Typically the 1853 date has arrows at the date and rays around the eagle. Source of example image is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries.
The 1853 Seated Liberty Quarter (Recut Date - No Arrows or Rays Variety) is worth $407 in average condition and can be worth $4,043 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: $3.1526
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