1853 P Seated Liberty Quarters : Recut Date - No Arrows or Rays

Type 1 - No Motto Above Eagle - With Drapery

Mintage: 44,200
Minted at: Philadelphia

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.):
1853 Seated Liberty Quarter - Recut Date: No Arrows - No Rays
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.
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)
2993966017941,4942,8903,9327,620-

MELT VALUE: $3.2937


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