25 Cents "Liberty Cap Quarter" without motto

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1831-1838
Value 1/4 Dollar = 25 Cents (0.25 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Silver (.892)
Weight 6.74 g
Diameter 24.3 mm
Thickness 1.75 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 30781
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 55
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

Head of Liberty left, 7 star from left and 6 stars to the right.
Year below

Lettering:
LIBERTY
******* 1831 ******

Engraver: William Kneass

William Kneass was the second Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1824 until his death in 1840. Kneass is credited with designing the "Classic Head" motif, which appeared on numerous denominations of American currency, including the gold Quarter Eagle and Half Eagle gold pieces from 1834-1839.

Reverse

Eagle with shield, country name over it, value below

Lettering:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
25 C.

Engraver: William Kneass

William Kneass was the second Chief Engraver of the United States Mint from 1824 until his death in 1840. Kneass is credited with designing the "Classic Head" motif, which appeared on numerous denominations of American currency, including the gold Quarter Eagle and Half Eagle gold pieces from 1834-1839.

Edge

Milled

25 Cents "Liberty Cap Quarter" (without motto) -  obverse

© David Mikeladze

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1831  6% large letter
1831  398 000 21% small letter
1832  320 000 10%
1833  156 000 8%
1834  286 000 $ 116 28%
1835  1 952 000 $ 98 32%
1836  472 000 15%
1837  252 400 $ 141 12%
1838  366 000 15%

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