1873 Seated Liberty Quarters : Open 3

Type 4 - Motto Above Eagle

Mintage: 172,000
Minted at: Philadelphia

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.):
1873 Seated Liberty Quarter - No Arrows - Open 3
There are two major varieties of the 1873 "No Arrows" Seated Liberty Quarter and this one is the "Open 3" variety. There were two different styles used in the 1873 date. One style was the "Open 3" which had more space between the "3" while the other style was the "Closed 3" variety which had a much narrower space between the "3". The difference between the Open "3" vs Closed "3" is depicted below in the example comparison image of the coins:

1873 Closed 3 vs Open 3 Seated Liberty Quarter - Difference and Comparison
Coin valuation chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth per grade or condition - in USD
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About Uncirculated

MELT VALUE: $3.1245

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