1842 Seated Liberty Quarters : Small Date - Proof Only

Type 1 - No Motto Above Eagle - With Drapery

Mintage: 8,000
Minted at: Philadelphia

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

Diameter: 24.3 mm
Mass / Weight: 6.68 grams

What this coin looks like (obverse, reverse, mint mark location, special features, etc.):
1842 Seated Liberty Quarter - Small Date - Proof Only
This variety of the 1842 Seated Liberty Quarter features the small date as depicted above. In addition: This is an extremely rare and valuable proof-only coin - no business strike versions of this coin were created for general circulation.

The difference between the small date vs large date can be seen below in the example comparison image of the coins:

1842 Seated Liberty Quarter - Large Date vs Small Date - Difference and Comparison
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)
--------$54,283

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1842 Seated Liberty Quarter (Small Date - Proof Only Variety) is worth $54,283 or more. 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: $3.2840





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