1822 Capped Bust Quarters : 25 Cent Over 50 Cent

Type 1 - Large Diameter - With Motto

Mintage: N/A
Minted at: Philadelphia

Designer - Engraver: John Reich
Metal Composition: 89% Silver - 11% Copper

Diameter: 27 mm
Mass / Weight: 6.74 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1822 25/50C Capped Bust Quarter - 25C Over 50C
One major variety is the 1822 25/50C Capped Bust Quarter. This rare and valuable variety features the 25C denomination struck over a 50C denomination on the reverse of the coin. A large portion of the underlying "50" can be seen scattered under the "25" as depicted in the example image of the coin error above.
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)
$2,150$4,677$5,996$8,673$15,293$24,558$40,872$75,797-

The 1822 Capped Bust Quarter (25 Cent Over 50 Cent Variety) is worth $4,677 in average condition and can be worth $40,872 or more in uncirculated mint condition. Click here to learn how to use coin price charts. Also, click here to learn about grading coins.






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