2½ Dollars "Coronet Head - Quarter Eagle"

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1840-1907
Value 2 1/2 Dollars = 1/4 Eagle (2.50 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 4.18 g
Diameter 18 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 13432
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 72
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

A coronet head with the date below and 13 stars around the rim representing the original 13 colonies

Lettering:
*************
LIBERTY
1907

Engraver: Christian Gobrecht

Christian Gobrecht was the third Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1840 until his death in 1844. He was responsible for designing the famous "Seated Liberty" designs, which were in turn the direct inspiration for the design of the Trade Dollar.

Reverse

An eagle above the value

Lettering:
·UNITED STATES OF AMERICA·
2½ D.

Translation:
United States of America
2½ Dollars

Engraver: Christian Gobrecht

Christian Gobrecht was the third Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1840 until his death in 1844. He was responsible for designing the famous "Seated Liberty" designs, which were in turn the direct inspiration for the design of the Trade Dollar.

Edge

Milled

Mints

United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)
C United States Mint, Charlotte, United States
D United States Mint, Dahlonega, United States
O United States Mint, New Orleans, United States
S United States Mint, San Francisco, United States (1854-date)

Comments

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1840  18 859
1840 C 12 822
1840 D 3 532
1840 O 33 580
1841  20 Proof
1841 C 10 281
1841 D 4 164
1842  2 823
1842  3 Proof
1842 C 6 729
1842 D 4 643
1842 O 19 800
1843  100 546
1843  5 Proof
1843 C 23 076 large date
1843 C 2 988 small date
1843 D 36 209 small date
1843 O 76 000 large date
1843 O 288 002 small date
1844  6 784
1844  3 Proof
1844 C 11 622
1844 D 17 332
1845  91 051
1845  4 Proof
1845 D 19 460
1845 O 4 000
1846  21 598
1846  4 Proof
1846 C 4 808
1846 D 19 303
1846 O 62 000
1847  29 814
1847  2 Proof
1847 C 23 226
1847 D 15 784
1847 O 124 000
1848  6 500
1848  1 389 "CAL." below eagle
1848 C 16 788
1848 D 13 771
1849  23 294
1849 C 10 220
1849 D 10 945
1850  252 923
1850 C 9 148
1850 D 12 148
1850 O 84 000
1851  1 372 748
1851 C 14 923
1851 D 11 264
1851 O 148 000
1852  1 159 681
1852 C 9 772
1852 D 4 078
1852 O 140 000
1853  1 404 668
1853 D 3 178
1854  596 258
1854 C 7 295
1854 D 1 760
1854 O 153 000
1854 S 246
1855  235 480
1855 C 3 677
1855 D 1 123
1856  384 240
1856  4 Proof
1856 C 7 913
1856 D 874
1856 O 21 100
1856 S 72 120
1857  214 130
1857  5 Proof
1857 D 2 364
1857 O 34 000
1857 S 69 200
1858  47 377
1858  8 Proof
1858 C 9 056
1859  new reverse type (small letters)
1859  39 364 old reverse type (large letters)
1859  80 Proof
1859 D 2 244
1859 S 15 200
1860  new reverse type
1860  22 563 old reverse type
1860  112 Proof
1860 C 7 469
1860 S 35 600
1861  1 283 878
1861  90 Proof
1861 S 24 000
1862  98 543
1862  35 Proof
1862 S 8 000
1863  30
1863  30 Proof
1863 S 10 800
1864  2 874
1864  50 Proof
1865  1 545
1865  25 Proof
1865 S 23 376
1866  3 110
1866  30 Proof
1866 S 38 960
1867  3 250
1867  50 Proof
1867 S 28 000
1868  3 625
1868  25 Proof
1868 S 34 000
1869  4 345
1869  25 Proof
1869 S 29 500
1870  4 555
1870  35 Proof
1870 S 16 000
1871  5 350
1871  30 Proof
1871 S 22 000
1872  3 030
1872  30 Proof
1872 S 18 000
1873  178 025 closed "3"
1873  25 closed "3"; Proof
1873  open "3"
1873 S 27 000
1874  3 940
1874  20 Proof
1875  420
1875  20 Proof
1875 S 11 600
1876  4 221
1876  45 Proof
1876 S 5 000
1877  1 652
1877  20 Proof
1877 S 35 400
1878  286 260
1878  20 Proof
1878 S 178 000
1879  88 990
1879  30 Proof
1879 S 43 500
1880  2 996
1880  36 Proof
1881  691
1881  51 Proof
1882  4 067
1882  67 Proof
1883  2 002
1883  82 Proof
1884  2 023
1884  73 Proof
1885  887
1885  87 Proof
1886  4 088
1886  88 Proof
1887  6 282
1887  122 Proof
1888  16 098
1888  97 Proof
1889  17 648
1889  48 Proof
1890  8 813
1890  93 Proof
1891  11 040
1891  80 Proof
1892  2 545
1892  105 Proof
1893  30 106
1893  106 Proof
1894  4 122
1894  122 Proof
1895  6 199
1895  119 Proof
1896  19 202
1896  132 Proof
1897  29 904
1897  136 Proof
1898  24 165
1898  165 Proof
1899  27 350
1899  150 Proof
1900  67 000
1900  205 Proof
1901  91 322
1901  223 Proof
1902  133 733
1902  193 Proof
1903  201 257 $ 444
1903  197 Proof
1904  160 960
1904  170 Proof
1905  217 944
1905  144 Proof
1906  176 490
1906  160 Proof
1907  336 448
1907  154 Proof

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