1847 Liberty Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle Coin

1847 Liberty Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle Coin

1847 Liberty Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle Coin
1847 Liberty Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle Coin values

Coin Info

Melt Value
$150.44
Country
United States
Type
Gold Coin
Metal Content
0.12095 t oz
Face Value
$2.50 USD
Mintage
192,824
Issuing Mint
U.S. Mint
Year Issued
1847

1847 Liberty Head $2.50 quarter eagles are historic gold coins that numismatists enjoy collecting. 1847 gold quarter eagles were produced at the Philadelphia, Charlotte (C), Dahlonega (D), and New Orleans (O) mints. While all 1847 gold coins are rare by every measure, those struck at the Charlotte and Dahlonega mints are the rarest in terms of overall availability; these coins were not saved in substantial quantities to begin with, and most have been lost or melted.

Here is a rundown of the mintages and values for 1847 Liberty Head quarter eagle gold coins:

  • 1847, 29,814 minted; $360

  • 1847-C, 23,226; $1,425

  • 1847-D, 15,784; $1,550

  • 1847-O, 124,000; $385

*Values are for coins grading Very Fine-20, unless otherwise noted.

Liberty Head quarter eagle gold coins consist of a 90 percent gold and 10 percent copper composition – the ordinary “coin gold” alloy for gold coins of the time period. 1847 Liberty Head $2.50 gold coins weigh 4.18 grams and have a diameter of 18 millimeters, meaning they are roughly the diameter of a standard U.S. dime. These gold quarter eagle coins contain a total of 0.1202 ounces of gold.

1847 $2.50 gold coins were designed by Christian Gobrecht, who served as the U.S. Mint’s chief engraver. He is also well noted as the designer of Seated Liberty coinage, which ran from the late 1830s through 1891.



1847 Liberty Head $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle Coin Past Sales & Prices

1847-O $2 1/2 PCGS XF45 - 2.50 Liberty Gold Coin
Sale Price: $389.05
Date Sold: January 03, 2016
1847-O $2 1/2 PCGS XF45 - 2.50 Liberty Gold Coin
1847-O $2.5 GOLD LIBERTY QUARTER EAGLE XF45 PCGS
Sale Price: $638.40
Date Sold: December 26, 2015
1847-O $2.5 GOLD LIBERTY QUARTER EAGLE XF45 PCGS
NGC 1847-C MS 62 Gold Quarter Eagle ($2.50) With Rare 'C' (Charlotte) Mint Mark
Sale Price: $5,500.00
Date Sold: November 28, 2015
NGC 1847-C MS 62 Gold Quarter Eagle ($2.50) With Rare 'C' (Charlotte) Mint Mark
1847 O $2.50 Liberty Head Gold Quarter Eagle NGC AU53
Sale Price: $641.00
Date Sold: October 02, 2015
1847 O $2.50 Liberty Head Gold Quarter Eagle NGC AU53
1847 $2.5 Gold Quarter Eagle PCGS XF 40
Sale Price: $449.00
Date Sold: September 19, 2015
1847 $2.5 Gold Quarter Eagle PCGS XF 40
1847-O Gold Quarter Eagle $2.50 Liberty #C4H5H2
Sale Price: $385.00
Date Sold: September 18, 2015
1847-O Gold Quarter Eagle $2.50 Liberty #C4H5H2
1847-0 $2.50 LIBERTY GOLD BREEN-6194 ANACS XF-AU 45 LOW MINTAGE NEW ORLEANS COIN
Sale Price: $390.00
Date Sold: September 07, 2015
1847-0 $2.50 LIBERTY GOLD BREEN-6194 ANACS XF-AU 45 LOW MINTAGE NEW ORLEANS COIN
1847 C $2.5 GOLD LIBERTY QUARTER EAGLE PCGS AU DETAILS CHARLOTTE PRE CIVIL WAR
Sale Price: $1,950.00
Date Sold: August 26, 2015
1847 C $2.5 GOLD LIBERTY QUARTER EAGLE PCGS AU DETAILS CHARLOTTE PRE CIVIL WAR
1847-D Liberty Gold Quarter Eagle $2.50 - PCGS XF Details - Rare Dahlonega Coin
Sale Price: $1,200.00
Date Sold: July 19, 2015
1847-D Liberty Gold Quarter Eagle $2.50 - PCGS XF Details - Rare Dahlonega Coin

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