1821 CAPPED BUST 25C, LARGE SIZE MS66
WONDERFUL GEM. ONLY 2 COINS GRADED HIGHER.
NGC Graded Higher:
In 1821, former mayor of New Orleans, Nicholas Girod, hired a pirate named Dominique Youx to rescue the former French Emperor Napoleon from his exile on the island of St. Helena. Just as the plans were about to be carried out, word reached the plotters that Napoleon had passed away on his island prison. Could this 1821 quarter have been used by Nicholas Girod in the construction of a mansion in New Orleans for his expected guest?