¼ Dollar "Draped Bust Quarter" small eagle

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1796
Value 1/4 Dollar = 25 Cents (0.25 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Silver (.892)
Weight 6.74 g
Diameter 27.5 mm
Shape Round
Number N# 30321
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 25
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

Lettering:
********LIBERTY*******
1796

Engraver: Robert Scot

Robert Scot was the first Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from the inception of the United States Mint in 1793 until his death in 1823. He was succeeded by William Kneass. Scot also designed the popular and rare Flowing Hair dollar coinage along with the Liberty Cap half cent. Scot is perhaps best known for his design, the Draped Bust, which was used on many silver and copper coins.

Reverse

Lettering: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Engraver: Robert Scot

Robert Scot was the first Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from the inception of the United States Mint in 1793 until his death in 1823. He was succeeded by William Kneass. Scot also designed the popular and rare Flowing Hair dollar coinage along with the Liberty Cap half cent. Scot is perhaps best known for his design, the Draped Bust, which was used on many silver and copper coins.

Edge

Milled

Mint

United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1796  6 146 ultra rare

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