1804 Turban Head Gold $2.50 Quarter Eagle : 14 Star Reverse

Capped Bust - Head Facing Right - Early Gold Coins

Mintage: 3,327
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: Robert Scot
Metal Composition: 92% Gold - 8% Silver and Copper

Diameter: 20 mm
Mass / Weight: 4.37 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1804 Turban Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle - 14 Star Reverse - 2 1/2 Dollars
There were two major varieties of the 1804 Turban Head Gold Quarter Eagle. One variety features 14 stars above the eagle on the reverse of the coin while the other rarer and more valuable variety features only 13 stars. The difference between the 1804 13 Stars vs 14 Stars Reverse is depicted below in the example comparison image (Source of example images is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries):

1804 13 Stars vs 14 Stars Reverse - Turban Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle
Coin value chart: Typical coin prices, values and worth in USD based on grade/condition
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-65)
Proof
(PR-65)
--$5,284$9,113$14,306$17,944$35,078--

The 1804 Turban Head Gold $2.50 Quarter Eagle (14 Star Reverse Variety) is worth $5,284 in average condition and can be worth $35,078 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: $162.68







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