¼ Dollar "Standing Liberty Quarter" Stars Below Eagle; Variety 2

Features

Issuer United States
Period Federal republic (1776-date)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1917-1930
Value 1/4 Dollar = 25 Cents (0.25 USD)
Currency Dollar (1785-date)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 6.25 g
Diameter 24.3 mm
Thickness 1.75 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Number N# 3573
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References KM# 145,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 135
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Standing Liberty, looking over her left shoulder, holding a shield in the left hand and an olive branch in the right. On the second type, Liberty's breast is covered by chainmail. From 1925 to 1930, the date was recessed, so that it wouldn't wear flat.

Lettering:
LIBERTY
IN GOD WE TRVST
1924 M

Engraver: Hermon Atkins MacNeil

Hermon Atkins MacNeil was an American sculptor born in Everett, Massachusetts. He is known for designing the Standing Liberty quarter, and for sculpting Justice, the Guardian of Liberty on the east pediment of the United States Supreme Court building.

Reverse

Eagle flying right. On the 2nd type, 3 stars were added below the eagle, and the latter is higher. The stars were all rearranged.

Lettering:
UNITED STATES
OF
AMERICA
E·PLVRIBVS
VNVM
QUARTER·DOLLAR

Engraver: Hermon Atkins MacNeil

Hermon Atkins MacNeil was an American sculptor born in Everett, Massachusetts. He is known for designing the Standing Liberty quarter, and for sculpting Justice, the Guardian of Liberty on the east pediment of the United States Supreme Court building.

Edge

Reeded

¼ Dollar "Standing Liberty Quarter" (Stars Below Eagle; Variety 2) -  obverse

© AlfredStewart

Mints

United States Mint, Philadelphia, United States (1792-date)
D United States Mint, Denver, United States (1906-date)
S United States Mint, San Francisco, United States (1854-date)

Comments

From 1917 - 1924 the date was on the pedestal; while, from 1925 - 1930 the date was recessed.

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
3.05 2.94 17%
1917  13 880 000 52 5%
1917 D 6 224 400 0.9%
1917 S 5 522 000 1.0%
1918  14 240 000 23 23 4%
1918 D 7 380 000 70 1.3%
1918 S 11 072 000 27 19 3% Overdate variety exists (1918/7)
1919  11 324 000 26 2%
1919 D 1 944 000 0.6%
1919 S 1 836 000 0.5%
1920  27 860 000 9.57 5.95 5.25 70 7%
1920 D 3 586 400 1.1%
1920 S 6 380 000 31 74 1.5%
1921  1 916 000 1.0%
1923  9 716 000 21 3%
1923 S 1 360 000 0.3%
1924  10 920 000 15 11 18 26 4%
1924 D 3 112 000 0.9%
1924 S 2 860 000 1.0%
1925  12 280 000 5.98 5.93 6.23 6.30 24%
1926  11 316 000 5.22 7.43 7.27 6.30 28 21%
1926 D 1 716 000 8.22 3%
1926 S 2 700 000 7.40 6.92 8.21 7%
1927  11 912 000 6.03 5.25 7.40 9.38 24%
1927 D 976 400 7.93 4.82 3%
1927 S 396 000 15 21 5.21 3%
1928  6 336 000 6.10 6.04 6.24 7.28 19%
1928 D 1 627 600 7.41 5.93 5%
1928 S 2 644 000 5.98 5.96 7.40 6% Large "S"
1928 S 1.5% Small "S", Mintage in Large S variety
1929  11 140 000 6.25 7.59 6.46 9.74 22%
1929 D 1 358 000 5.89 6.47 12 5%
1929 S 1 764 000 5.30 7.90 7.95 7.34 8%
1930  5 632 000 5.92 7.83 7.97 11 20%
1930 S 1 556 000 4.16 5.21 8.90 8.70 7%

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