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Capped Bust (1815 - 1838)

Capped Bust (1815 - 1838)
1815 - 1828 | 1831 - 1838

Variety 1 - Large Diameter (1815 - 1828)

Coin Attributes

  • Design Years: 1815 - 1828
    Designer: John Reich
    Weight: 6.740 grams
    Diameter:27 mm
    Composition:
    • 0.8924 silver, 0.1076 copper
    Edge: reeded

Variety 2 - Reduced Diameter (1831 - 1838), Motto Removed

Coin Attributes

  • Design Years: 1831 - 1838
    Designer: William Kneass
    Weight: 6.740 grams
    Diameter:24.3 mm
    Composition:
    • 0.8924 silver, 0.1076 copper
    Edge: reeded
Grade Price Guide
Circ|MS|PF
  • Description
  • Mintage
  • AG-3 About Good. About Good. Details clear enough to identify.
  • G-4 Good. Good. Date, letters, stars legible. Hair under Liberty’s headband smooth. Cap lines worn smooth.
  • VG-8 Very Good. Very Good. Rim well defined. Main details visible. Full LIBERTY on cap. Hair above eye nearly smooth.
  • F-12 Fine. Fine. All hair lines visible, but only partial detail visible in drapery. Shoulder clasp distinct.
  • VF-20 Very Fine. Very Fine. All details visible, but some wear evident. Clasp and ear sharp.
  • EF-40 Extremely Fine. Extremely Fine. All details distinct. Hair well outlined.
  • AU-50 About Uncirculated. About Uncirculated. Slight trace of wear on tips of curls and above the eye, and on the wing and claw tips.
  • AU-55 Choice About Uncirculated. Choice About Uncirculated.
  • MS-60 Uncirculated. Uncirculated. No trace of wear. Light blemishes.
  • MS-62 Choice Unc.. Choice Unc..
  • MS-63 Choice Uncirculated. Choice Uncirculated. Some distracting contact marks or blemishes in prime focal areas. Impaired luster possible.
  • MS-64 Very Choice Unc.. Very Choice Unc..
  • MS-65 Gem Uncirculated. Gem Uncirculated.
  • PF-40 PF-40. PF-40.
  • PF-50 Proof. Proof.
  • PF-60 PF-60. PF-60.
  • PF-63 Choice Proof. Choice Proof.
  • PF-64 Gem Proof. Gem Proof.
  • PF-65 Gem Proof. Gem Proof.
  • 1815

    1815

    Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1815
    Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1815
  • 89,235
  • 75
  • 1818
  • 361,174
    • 1819
    • 144,000
      • 1820
      • 127,444
        • 1821

          1821

          Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1821
          Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1821
        • 216,851
        • 40
        • 1822
        • 64,080
          • 1824 - 1825
          • 168,000
            • 1828
            • 102,000
              • Description
              • Mintage
              • G-4 Good. Good. Bust of Liberty well defined. Hair under headband smooth. Date,letters, stars legible. Scant rims.
              • VG-8 Very Good. Very Good. Details apparent but worn on high spots. Rims strong. Full LIBERTY.
              • F-12 Fine. Fine. All hair lines visible. Drapery partly worn. Shoulder clasp distinct.
              • VF-20 Very Fine. Very Fine. Only top spots worn. Clasp sharp. Ear distinct.
              • EF-40 Extremely Fine. Extremely Fine. Hair details and clasp bold and clear.
              • AU-50 About Uncirculated. About Uncirculated. Slight trace of wear on hair around forehead, on cheek, and at top and bottom tips of eagle's wings and left claw.
              • AU-55 Choice About Uncirculated. Choice About Uncirculated.
              • MS-60 Uncirculated. Uncirculated. No trace of wear. Light blemishes.
              • MS-62 Choice Unc.. Choice Unc..
              • MS-63 Choice Uncirculated. Choice Uncirculated. Some distracting marks or blemishes in prime focal areas. Impaired luster possible.
              • 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.
              • 1831
              • 398,000
                • 1832

                  1832

                  Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1832
                  Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1832
                • 320,000
                • 70
                • 1833
                • 156,000
                  • 1834
                  • 286,000
                    • 1835

                      1835

                      Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1835
                      Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1835
                    • 1,952,000
                    • 70
                    • 1836

                      1836

                      Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1836
                      Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1836
                    • 472,000
                    • 70
                    • 1837

                      1837

                      Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1837
                      Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1837
                    • 252,400
                    • 70
                    • 1838

                      1838

                      Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1838
                      Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1838
                    • 366,000
                    • 70
                    • Description
                    • Mintage
                    • AG-3
                    • G-4
                    • VG-8
                    • F-12
                    • VF-20
                    • EF-40
                    • AU-50
                    • AU-55
                    • MS-60
                    • MS-62
                    • MS-63
                    • MS-64
                    • MS-65
                    • MS-66
                    • PF-40
                    • PF-50
                    • PF-60
                    • PF-63
                    • PF-64
                    • PF-65
                    • 1815

                      1815

                      Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1815
                      Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1815
                    • 89,235
                    • 75
                    • 1818
                    • 361,174
                      • 1819
                      • 144,000
                        • 1820
                        • 127,444
                          • 1821

                            1821

                            Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1821
                            Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1821
                          • 216,851
                          • 40
                          • 1822
                          • 64,080
                            • 1824 - 1825
                            • 168,000
                              • 1828
                              • 102,000
                                • 1831
                                • 398,000
                                  • 1832

                                    1832

                                    Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1832
                                    Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1832
                                  • 320,000
                                  • 70
                                  • 1833
                                  • 156,000
                                    • 1834
                                    • 286,000
                                      • 1835

                                        1835

                                        Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1835
                                        Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1835
                                      • 1,952,000
                                      • 70
                                      • 1836

                                        1836

                                        Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1836
                                        Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1836
                                      • 472,000
                                      • 70
                                      • 1837

                                        1837

                                        Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1837
                                        Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1837
                                      • 252,400
                                      • 70
                                      • 1838

                                        1838

                                        Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1838
                                        Quarter Dollars Capped Bust (1815 - 1838) 1838
                                      • 366,000
                                      • 70
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