1873 Coronet Head Gold $2.50 Quarter Eagle : Open 3

Liberty Head - Early Matron Gold Coins

Mintage: 122,800
Minted at: Philadelphia (No Mint Mark)

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
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USA Coin Book Estimated Value of 1873 Coronet Head Gold $2.50 Quarter Eagle (Open 3 Variety) is Worth $598 in Average Condition and can be Worth $681 to $938 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: $247.65

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