R&R Large Size Capped Bust Quarters 1815-1828
1820 Large 0

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Coin Details

Origin/Country: UNITED STATES
Design Description: QUARTER DOLLARS - CAPPED BUST
Item Description: 25C 1820 MEDIUM 0 B-3
Full Grade: PCGS AU 55
Owner: rfar

Set Details

Custom Sets: This coin is not in any custom sets.
Competitive Sets: R&R Capped Bust Quarters 1815-1838   Score: 1938
R&R Large Size Capped Bust Quarters 1815-1828   Score: 1938
Research: NGC Coin Explorer NGC Coin Price Guide

Owner Comments:

1820 25C Medium O AU55 PCGS. B-3, R3. Population (PCGS 2/10 NGC 0/4).

The relationship between the quarter and half dollar during this era is similar to that between the half cent and large cent. The larger denomination was preferred in commerce, and had significantly higher mintages. Aside from the 1815, the 1820 is the lowest mintage year of the Capped Bust half series. Yet its mintage of 751,122 pieces is more than five times that of the 127,444 quarters struck that year.

A very attractive piece with indigo blue toning sprinkled over silver surfaces on both sides. Abundant luster sparkles about and highlights the hair and feather details nicely. The scarcest of all four varieties and easily identified by the large 0 and sweeping obverse die crack.

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