¼ Dollar "Seated Liberty Quarter" without motto, with date arrows

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1854-1855
Value 1/4 Dollar = 25 Cents (0.25 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Silver (.900) (.100 copper)
Weight 6.22 g
Diameter 24.3 mm
Thickness 1.75 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 24993
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 81
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

Seated Liberty looking right above her shoulder, with a cap on a stick and a shield, 13 stars around

Lettering: 1854

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

Eagle with arrows and olive branch in talons

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
QUAR. DOL.

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

Reeded

Mints

United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)
O United States Mint, New Orleans, United States (1835-1942)
S United States Mint, San Francisco, United States (1854-date)

Comments

The standard weight of these coins was 96 grains. The arrows were added to signify this lower weight.
1854O

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1854  12 380 000 $ 7.59 $ 26 $ 34 78%
1854  10 2% Proof
1854 O 1 484 000 12%
1854 O 1.0% Huge "O"
1855  2 857 000 17%
1855  20 1.0% Proof
1855 O 176 000 2%
1855 S 396 400 3%

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