W.I. San Francisco Gold Coins
1876-S $2.50





Coin Details

Origin/Country: UNITED STATES
Design Description: QUARTER EAGLES - CORONET
Item Description: $2.5 1876 S
Full Grade: NGC AU 58
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection

Set Details

Custom Sets: This coin is not in any custom sets.
Competitive Sets: W.I. 1876 Mint Set   Score: 2525
W.I. San Francisco Gold Coins   Score: 2525
Research: NGC Coin Explorer NGC Coin Price Guide

Owner Comments:

Only 5,000 pieces were struck by the San Francisco Mint in 1876. This is the 2nd. lowest mintage for any San Francisco struck quarter eagle. All coins were struck from a single pair of dies and the hair and feathers always come weakly struck. Like it's Philadelphia cousin, all business strikes have a raised bar on the neck near the jaw caused by foreign matter adhering to the hub when the die was sunk into it.

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