1891-O Seated Quarter Image
1853 Seated Quarter With Rays Arrows Image
1838 Seated Quarter Image
SEATED LIBERTY QUARTER DOLLARS (1838-1891)
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SEATED LIBERTY QUARTER DOLLARS (1838-1891)
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NO MOTTO ON REVERSE (1838-1865)
1838
1839
1840
1840-O
1841
1841-O
1842
1842-O
1843
1843-O
1844
1844-O
1845
1846
1847
1847-O
1848
1849
1849-O
1850-O
1850
1851
1851-O
1852
1852-O
1853
ARROWHEADS AT DATE, RAYS ON REVERSE (1853 ONLY)
1853
1853-O
ARROWHEADS AT DATE, NO RAYS ON REVERSE (1854-1855)
1854
1854-O
1855
1855-O
1855-S
NO MOTTO ON REVERSE (RESUMED 1856-1865)
1856
1856-O
1856-S
1857
1857-O
1857-S
1858
1858-O
1858-S
1859
1859-O
1859-S
1860
1860-O
1860-S
1861
1861-S
1862
1862-S
1863
1864
1864-S
1865
1865-S

NOTES:
No other United States coin series has realized so many design changes as the Seated Liberty Design. The series was designed by the likes of Gobrecht, and Sully and the design changes where as follows:
  • NO MOTTO ON REVERSE (1838-1865)
  • ARROWHEADS AT DATE, RAYS ON REVERSE (1853 ONLY)
  • ARROWHEADS AT DATE, NO RAYS ON REVERSE (1854-1855)
  • NO MOTTO ON REVERSE (RESUMED 1856-1865)
  • WITH MOTTO ON REVERSE (1866-1891)
  • ARROWHEADS AT DATE (1873-1874)
  • WITH MOTTO ON REVERSE (RESUMED 1875-1891)

Cherry Picker's List:

1838 No drapery at Liberty's left elbow.
1839 No drapery at Liberty's left elbow.
1840 From 1840 onward, drapery is added to Liberty's left elbow.
1840-O The first issues of this year lack drapery at Liberty's left elbow.
1842-O Comes in Small and Large Date varieties - the Small Date is the rare one.
1849-O            
1851-O               
1852-O               
1854-O Huge O
1860-S                
1864-S                
1866                    
1867                  
1867-S              
1869                    
1870-CC           
1871-CC             
1871-S                
1872-CC             
1872-S                
1873 Closed 3
1873-CC
1879       
1880       
1881     
1882     
1883      
1884     
1885      
1886       
1887     
1888              
1889

SPECIFICATIONS:
Designer: Obverse by Thomas Sully, executed by Christian Gobrecht, modified by Robert Ball Hughes; Reverse by Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 24.3 millimeters

Metal Content:
Silver - 90%
Copper - 10%

Weight: 103.1 grains (6.7 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mint mark: None (for Philadelphia, PA) below the eagle on the reverse



1853 Quarter Dollar with Arrows at Date, Rays on Reverse
1891-O Quarter Dollar With Legend and Scroll on Reverse
Arrows---------
-----------Drapery
----------------Rays
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