1843 D Coronet Head Gold $2.50 Quarter Eagle : Large D

Liberty Head - Early Matron Gold Coins

Mintage: 3,537
Minted at: Dahlonega

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 D Liberty Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle - Large D
One major variety of the 1843 D Liberty Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle features a large "D" mint mark on the reverse of the coin. This is the rarer of the two mintmark varieties and features a much large mint mark. This is sometimes known as Variety 4-H and an estimated 3537 of these coins were all struck on October 7th of 1843. Source of example image above is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries. All varieties of the 1843 Dahlonega-minted quarter eagles feature the small date with crosslet 4 on the obverse of the coin. The difference between the Small D vs Large 4 is depicted below in the example comparison image:

1843 Small D vs Large D 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
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MELT VALUE: $153.59

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