1815 Capped Bust Quarter Image
CAPPED BUST QUARTER DOLLARS (1815-1838)
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CAPPED BUST QUARTER (1815-1828)
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Cherry Picker's List:

1815 Sometimes found with an "E" or an "L" stamped into the coin above the cap.
1818 Look for the 1818/5 varieties.
1823 These are all 1823/2 overdates.
1824 These are all 1824/2 overdates.
1825 All are overdates - either 1825/2, 1825/3, or 1825/4.
1827 Only Proofs of this date are known.  All of the 1827 Quarters are 1827/3/2 overdates.  "Originals" have a curved base on the 2 on the reverse; "Restrikes" have a flat based 2.

SPECIFICATIONS:
Designer: John Reich

Diameter: 27 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 89%
Copper - 11%

Weight: 104 grains (6.74 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mint mark: None (all dates of this type were struck at Philadelphia)


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