1853 Seated Liberty Quarters : Recut Date - No Arrows or Rays

Type 1 - No Motto Above Eagle - With Drapery

Mintage: 44,200
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.):
1853 Seated Liberty Quarter - Recut Date: No Arrows - No Rays
This variety of the 1853 Seated Liberty Quarter is very rare and valuable. This variety features no arrows at the date and no rays around the eagle as depicted in the example image of the coin above. Only 44200 of them were produced and most of them were melted down by bullion speculators shortly after being produced. Typically the 1853 date has arrows at the date and rays around the eagle. Source of example image is courtesy of Heritage Auction Galleries.
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)
$308$408$618$816$1,536$2,972$4,043$7,836-

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1853 Seated Liberty Quarter (Recut Date - No Arrows or Rays Variety) is worth $408 in average condition and can be worth $4,043 to $7,836 or more in uncirculated (MS+) 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: $3.2840





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