PCGS 5495 - 1874-S 25C Arrows

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
United States 1874S quarter rev DSLR.jpg

This issue is a better date. This "with arrows" variety was struck 1873-74. Arrows were added to the date 1873-74 to indicate a slight change to the weight, from 6.22 g to 6.25 g. The San Francisco mint struck seated quarters 1855-78 and 1888-91.

Recorded mintage: 392,000.

Specification: 6.25 g, .900 fine silver, .180 troy oz ASW, reeded edge, designed by Christian Gobrecht.

Catalog reference: KM 98.


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  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Yeoman, R. S., and Kenneth Bressett (ed.), A Guide Book of United States Coins, 59th Ed., Atlanta, GA: Whitman Publishing, 2005.

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