2½ Dollars "Turban Head - Quarter Eagle"

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1821-1827
Value 2 1/2 Dollars = 1/4 Eagle (2.5 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Gold (.916)
Weight 4.37 g
Diameter 18.5 mm
Shape Round
Number N# 30779
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 46
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
1826

Engraver: John Reich

John Reich was an immigrant from Bavaria to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania around 1800. Reich was a skilled engraver who sold himself into indentured servitude in order to finance his passage to the United States. In 1801, President Thomas Jefferson recommended John Reich to be hired as engraver at the Philadelphia Mint.

Reverse

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
E PLURIBUS UNUM
2 1/2 D

Engraver: John Reich

John Reich was an immigrant from Bavaria to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania around 1800. Reich was a skilled engraver who sold himself into indentured servitude in order to finance his passage to the United States. In 1801, President Thomas Jefferson recommended John Reich to be hired as engraver at the Philadelphia Mint.

Edge

Milled

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1821  6 448
1821  7 proof
1824  2 600 overdate variety exists
1825  4 434
1826  760 overdate variety exists
1827  2 800

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