1863 $2 1/2 PCGS Proof 58

Rare Civil War Proof, ex: Norweb

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1863 $2 1/2 PCGS Proof 58

DLRC #: 1562627 // PCGS #: 7889

One of only 30 pieces minted, the 1863 Proof Quarter Eagle is one of the classic rarities of U.S. numismatics. Formerly of the Norweb collection, this piece is the only example graded as such with 8 pieces finer.

  • Category Gold Coinage
  • Series $2.50 Liberty Gold (Proof)
  • Type Liberty head
  • Years for Type 1839-1907
  • Strike Proof
  • Denomination Gold quarter eagle
  • Mint Location Philadelphia
  • Designer Christian Gobrecht
  • Composition 90% gold; 10% silver & copper
  • Weight 4.18g
  • Edge Type Reeded
  • Mintage 30
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