1843 O Coronet Head Gold $2.50 Quarter Eagle : Large Date - Plain 4

Liberty Head - Early Matron Gold Coins

Mintage: 76,000
Minted at: New Orleans

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

Diameter: 18 mm
Mass / Weight: 4.18 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1843 O Liberty Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle - Large Date - Plain 4
One major variety of the 1843 O Liberty Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle features a Large Date and Plain "4" in the 1843 date. The large date has much larger numbers and always features a plain tip with no crosslet on the right side of the number "4". Source of example image is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries. The difference between the 1843 O Small Date vs Large Date (Crosslet 4 vs Plain 4) gold quarter eagle is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1843O Small Date vs Large Date Liberty Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle - Difference and Comparison
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)
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MELT VALUE: $142.40


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