1862 Coronet Head Gold $2.50 Quarter Eagle : 2 Over 1

Liberty Head - Early Matron Gold Coins

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

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.):
1862/1 Liberty Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle 2 1/2 Dollars - 2 Over 1 Overdate
One major variety is the 1862/1 Liberty Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle with a 2 Over 1 Overdate error. This coin features an 1862 date struck over an 1861 date which resulted in parts of the underlying "1" being visible within and around the "2" on the date of the coin. An example closeup image of the 1862/1 $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle is depicted below:

1862/1 2 Over 1 Liberty Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle - Closeup Example Image
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-63)
Proof
(PR-63)
---$1,064$1,893$3,019$7,753$18,462-

The 1862 Coronet Head Gold $2.50 Quarter Eagle (2 Over 1 Variety) is worth $1,064 in average condition and can be worth $7,753 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: $156.16





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