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1796 to 1838 Draped Bust and Capped Bust Quarters

A Draped Bust and Capped Bust Quarter is a coin issued by the United States Mint with a denomination of 1/4th of a United States dollar or 25 cents. It is also referred to as two bits because two bits of a divided Spanish silver piece (pieces of eight) made up 1/4th of that coin. The quarter has been produced since 1796. The Draped Bust Quarter was produced from 1796 to 1807.

The Draped Bust design was succeeded by the Capped Bust quarter from 1815 to 1838 and was the design of John Reich and William Kneass. It is difficult to imagine today how seriously coinage was regarded 200 ago. Mint officials understood that once coins left the mint, they would become metallic emissaries of the our new nation.

This is why so much attention was given to detail and gold and silver coins weighing exactly what they were supposed to weigh.

1806 Draped Bust Quarter      1806 Draped Bust Quarter reverse

1806 Draped Bust Quarter

1834 Capped Bust Quarter      1834 Capped Bust Quarter reverse

1834 Capped Bust Quarter

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1835 Bust Quarter Nice XF+ Very Nice Old Time Color and Surfaces

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1825/4 Capped Bust Quarter, B-3. NGC F12

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1818 Capped Bust Silver Quarter 25C - PCGS AG03 -

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1818 CAPPED BUST SILVER QUARTER (LARGE DIAMETER) AU CLEANED

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1822 CAPPED BUST QUARTER LARGE SIZE,,PCGS CERTIFIED XF,,ONE OF A KIND IN SERIES

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1833 CAPPED BUST QUARTER,PCGS XF DETAILS

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1838 Cappd Bust quarter, PCGS XF40

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1834 Capped Bust quarter, PCGS AU50

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1819 Capped Bust Quarter 25C (Small 9) - PCGS Fine Details - Rare Date Coin!

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1818 Capped Bust Quarter 1818 Capped Bust Quarter reverse

This 1818 Capped Bust Quarter recently sold on eBay for $48.56

The best place to purchase Draped Bust and Capped Bust Quarter is at eBay. Most of these coins are expensive in the better grades and rare years especially the Draped Bust Quarters. However, if you just want one or two for your collection look for Capped Bust Dimes dated 1815-1938 in the grades of about good, good and very good or better. You should be able to find a nice Capped Bust Quarter specimen for your collection in the $50.00 or less range.


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