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 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)
---$1,826$2,642$4,129$11,818$38,232-

USA Coin Book estimated value of 1843-D Coronet Head Gold $2.50 Quarter Eagle (Large D Variety) is worth $1,826 in average condition and can be worth $11,818 to $38,232 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: $158.68





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