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Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834)

Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834)
1821 - 1827 | 1829 - 1834

Large Diameter (1821 - 1827)

Coin Attributes

  • Design Years: 1821 - 1827
    Designer: John Reich
    Weight: 4.370 grams
    Diameter:18.5 mm
    Composition:
    • 0.9167 gold, 0.0833 silver and copper
    Edge: reeded

Reduced Diameter (1829 - 1834)

Quarter eagles dated 1829 through 1834 are smaller in diameter (18.2 mm) than the 1821 through 1827 pieces. They also have smaller letters, dates, and stars.

Coin Attributes

  • Design Years: 1829 - 1834
    Designer: John Reich
    Weight: 4.370 grams
    Diameter:18.2 mm
    Composition:
    • 0.9167 gold, 0.0833 silver and copper
    Edge: reeded
Grade Price Guide
Circ|MS|PF
  • Description
  • Mintage
  • F-12 Fine. Fine. Mottoes and LIBERTY legible but worn.
  • VF-20 Very Fine. Very Fine.
  • EF-40 Extremely Fine. Extremely Fine. Mottoes and LIBERTY sharp. Only slight wear on rims.
  • AU-50 About Uncirculated. About Uncirculated. Slight trace of wear on Liberty's left breast and left knee and on hair above ear, as well as on eagle's head, knee, and wing tips.
  • AU-55 Choice About Uncirculated. Choice About Uncirculated.
  • AU-58 Choice AU. Choice AU.
  • 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..
  • PF-63 Choice Proof. Choice Proof. Reflective surfaces with few blemishes in secondary focal places. No major flaws.
  • PF-64 Gem Proof. Gem Proof.
  • 1821
  • 6,448
    • 1825

      1825

      Quarter Eagles Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834) 1825
      Quarter Eagles Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834) 1825
    • 4,434
    • 6,750
    • 1827

      1827

      Quarter Eagles Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834) 1827
      Quarter Eagles Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834) 1827
    • 2,800
    • 6,500
    • Description
    • Mintage
    • F-12 Fine. Fine.
    • VF-20 Very Fine. Very Fine. Hair over eye well worn. Some strands over ear well defined. Some eagle feathers on top and outside edge of right wing visible.
    • EF-40 Extremely Fine. Extremely Fine. Hair lines over brow and ear are strong, though slightly worn. Outside wing feathers at right and those at top visible but faint.
    • AU-50 About Uncirculated. About Uncirculated. Slight trace of wear. Most of mint luster present, although marred by contact marks.
    • AU-55 Choice About Uncirculated. Choice About Uncirculated.
    • AU-58 Choice AU. Choice AU.
    • MS-60 Uncirculated. Uncirculated. No trace of wear. Full mint luster, but possibly noticeably marred by stains, surface marks, or bag abrasions.
    • 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.. A few scattered contact marks. Good eye appeal and attractive luster.
    • MS-65 Gem Uncirculated. Gem Uncirculated. Only light, scattered contact marks that are not distracting. Strong luster, good eye appeal.
    • PF-63 Choice Proof. Choice Proof.
    • PF-64 Gem Proof. Gem Proof.
    • 1829

      1829

      Quarter Eagles Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834) 1829
      Quarter Eagles Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834) 1829
    • 3,403
    • 6,000
    • 1830

      1830

      Quarter Eagles Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834) 1830
      Quarter Eagles Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834) 1830
    • 4,540
    • 6,000
    • 1831
    • 4,520
      • 1833

        1833

        Quarter Eagles Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834) 1833
        Quarter Eagles Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834) 1833
      • 4,160
      • 6,000
      • Description
      • Mintage
      • F-12
      • VF-20
      • EF-40
      • AU-50
      • AU-55
      • AU-58
      • MS-60
      • MS-62
      • MS-63
      • MS-64
      • MS-65
      • PF-63
      • PF-64
      • 1821
      • 6,448
        • 1825

          1825

          Quarter Eagles Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834) 1825
          Quarter Eagles Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834) 1825
        • 4,434
        • 6,750
        • 1827

          1827

          Quarter Eagles Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834) 1827
          Quarter Eagles Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834) 1827
        • 2,800
        • 6,500
        • 1829

          1829

          Quarter Eagles Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834) 1829
          Quarter Eagles Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834) 1829
        • 3,403
        • 6,000
        • 1830

          1830

          Quarter Eagles Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834) 1830
          Quarter Eagles Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834) 1830
        • 4,540
        • 6,000
        • 1831
        • 4,520
          • 1833

            1833

            Quarter Eagles Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834) 1833
            Quarter Eagles Capped Head to Left (1821 - 1834) 1833
          • 4,160
          • 6,000
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