For Sale 1917 Standing Liberty Quarter "Type 1" - PCGS MS64FH (Full Head)

For Sale 1917 Standing Liberty Quarter "Type 1" - PCGS MS64FH (Full Head)

 

Standing Liberty Quarter in our Vienna, VA Showroom

 

How to Inquire or Buy -

A solid specimen.  Less than 1% of all 1917-P Type 1 Standing Liberty Quarters minted have been graded in Mint State 64 Full Head condition. For the Full Head designation, Standing Liberty Quarters must exhibit fully raised and intricate detailing. With so few examples in this grade, this coin is a Condition Rarity. This PGCS certified coin may be seen in our Vienna, VA showroom. Appointment appreciated. You may also call (703) 281-7053 to discuss. We accept many forms of payment, cash, check, debit, credit cards.  We can securely ship this coin. Approximate value wholesale $600.

 

U.S. Coins -Standing Liberty Quarters

1917 Standing Liberty Quarter "Type 1" - PCGS MS64FH (Full Head)

DESIGNER: Hermon A. Mac Neil

EDGE: Reeded

DIAMETER: 24.30 millimeters

WEIGHT: 6.30 grams

MINTAGE: 8,740,000

MINT: Philadelphia

METAL: 90% Silver, 10% Copper

 

The 1917 Standing Liberty quarter is one of the classic type coin issues of the 20th century. The type design was only minted in two years, 1916 and 1917. The design was very beautiful, one of the most striking of any U.S. coin. However, Ms. Liberty's right breast was fully exposed and this caused quite an uproar at the time. In fact, the "Society for the Suppression of Vice" not only began to pressure the Treasury to stop minting this "immoral" coin, they also wanted the government to recall all the coins already in circulation (I'm not kidding!) The mint struck and released into circulation 55,230,000 coins before production of the Type I design was stopped midway through the year. The new design featured the upper torso of Ms. Liberty covered by medieval chain mail!

Value: $600.00 (CDN Wholesale Pricing)

Source: https://www.pcgs.com/coinfacts/coin/1917-25c-type-1/5706

 

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