1873 P Coronet Head Gold $2.50 Quarter Eagle : Open 3

Liberty Head - Early Matron Gold Coins

Mintage: 122,800
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.):
1872 Liberty Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle - 2 1/2 Dollars - Open 3
One major variety of the 1873 Liberty Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle features the Open "3" in the date. This variety features a slightly different style of the number "3" in the 1873 date. The Closed 3 has much less spacing between the top and bottom arcs on the left side of the three. The Open "3" has much more spacing between these features within the "3". The difference between the Open 3 vs Closed 3 $2.50 gold quarter eagle is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1873 Open 3 vs Closed 3 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: $141.82


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