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World's Columbian Exposition, Isabella Quarter

(1893) World's Columbian Exposition, Isabella Quarter

(1893) World's Columbian Exposition, Isabella Quarter
(1893) World's Columbian Exposition, Isabella Quarter

(1893) World's Columbian Exposition, Isabella Quarter

In 1893, the Board of Lady Managers of the World’s Columbian Exposition petitioned for a souvenir quarter dollar. Authority was granted March 3, 1893. The coin known as the Isabella quarter was designed by Charles E. Barber. These souvenir quarters were sold for $1. The obverse has the crowned bust of Queen Isabella I of Spain. The kneeling female on the reverse with distaff and spindle is emblematic of women’s industry.

Coin Attributes

  • Design Years: 1893
    Designer: Charles E. Barber
    Weight: 6.250 grams
    Diameter:24.3 mm
    Composition:
    • 0.9000 silver, 0.1000 copper
    Edge: reeded
Grade Price Guide
Circ|MS|PF
  • Description
  • Mintage
  • AU-50 About Uncirculated. About Uncirculated.
  • MS-60 Uncirculated. Uncirculated.
  • MS-62 Choice Unc.. Choice Unc..
  • MS-63 Choice Uncirculated. Choice Uncirculated.
  • MS-64 Very Choice Unc.. Very Choice Unc..
  • MS-65 Gem Uncirculated. Gem Uncirculated.
  • MS-66 Gem Unc.. Gem Unc..
  • PF-60 PF-60. PF-60.
  • PF-63 Choice Proof. Choice Proof.
  • PF-64 Gem Proof. Gem Proof.
  • PF-65 Gem Proof. Gem Proof.
  • PF-66 Gem Proof. Gem Proof.
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