1856 S Seated Liberty Quarters : S Over S

Type 1 Resumed - No Motto Above Eagle - No Arrows

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: San Francisco

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

Diameter: 24.3 mm
Mass / Weight: 6.22 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1856 S/S Seated Liberty Quarter - S Over S RPM Error
One major variety is the 1856 S/S Seated Liberty Quarter. This error is a repunched mint mark where a large San Francisco "S" mintmark was struck over a smaller "S" mint mark. This can be identified by noticing parts of the underlying small "S" being seen to the right or lower-right portion of the overlying large "S". This is depicted above in the example image of this coin. 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
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About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $3.0921

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