Liberty Seated Quarters

(1838-1891)

No Motto (1838-1866)

For over a decade, renowned banknote plate engraver and medalist Christian Gobrecht had been seeking a permanent position with the Mint. By the early 1800s, however, the nepotism permeating the Mint’s employment practices was firmly entrenched. This engraver was that mint director’s nephew, that official was another official’s son, and so on. Professionally gifted as he was, but unrelated to any person-of-influence, Gobrecht unsuccessfully pursued the position of chief engraver. And ironically, he was without question, the best qualified for the job.

One of seven children of a German immigrant minister, Gobrecht was born in 1785, in Hanover, Pennsylvania. Right away he showed a talent for mechanics and inventions. After apprenticing to a clockmaker, he moved to Philadelphia in 1811, and acclaim for his work as an engraver soon came to the attention of.... (Expand Text)

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1850-O LIBERTY SEATED 25C, NO MOTTO MS65

A FABULOUS GEM. ONLY 1 COIN GRADED HIGHER.
$14,950.00

1853 LIBERTY SEATED 25C, ARROWS AND RAYS MS65

ARROWS & RAYS. DEEP RICH AMBER/GREEN TONE. ONE YEAR ONLY TYPE COIN.
$9,750.00

1853 LIBERTY SEATED 25C, ARROWS AND RAYS MS66

ARROWS AND RAYS. JUST 4 GRADED HIGHER AT NGC.
$29,500.00

1853 LIBERTY SEATED 25C, ARROWS AND RAYS PR65 Cameo

ARROWS & RAYS. GEM PROOF. ONLY 5 STRUCK OF THIS ONE YEAR ONLY TYPE COIN. JUST 1 COIN GRADED HIGHER. ELIASBERG PEDIGREE.
$129,500.00

1854-O LIBERTY SEATED 25C, ARROWS MS65

ARROWS. FABULOUS COLOR. SOLE HIGHEST GRADED CONFIRMED BY CAC. CAC.
$29,500.00

1857 LIBERTY SEATED 25C, NO MOTTO MS67

GEM PRISTINE SURFACES. LOVELY PEROPHERAL TONING. JUST 2 COINS GRADED HIGHER AT NGC.
$9,250.00

1858 LIBERTY SEATED 25C, NO MOTTO MS65

NO MOTTO. ATTRACTIVE TONING. CAC.
$3,795.00

1858 LIBERTY SEATED 25C, NO MOTTO PR66

ELECTRIC BLUE TONING. ONLY 300 STRUCK.
$13,500.00

1858 LIBERTY SEATED 25C, NO MOTTO PR66

GEM LOVELY IRIDESCENT PROOF. JUST 300 STRUCK. JUST 2 HIGHER.
$13,500.00

1858 LIBERTY SEATED 25C, NO MOTTO PR66 Cameo

GEM CAMEO. ONLY 300 STRUCK. TIED FOR HIGHEST CAMEO.
$16,500.00

1858 LIBERTY SEATED 25C, NO MOTTO PR66 Cameo

NO MOTTO. ONLY 300 STRUCK. TIED FOR HIGHEST GRADED CAMEO.
$16,500.00

1858 LIBERTY SEATED 25C, NO MOTTO PR66 Cameo

NO MOTTO. ONLY 300 STRUCK. TIED FOR HIGHEST CAMEO.
$16,500.00

1858-O LIBERTY SEATED 25C, NO MOTTO MS65

GEM ELECTRIC BLUE TONE. SOLE HIGHEST GRADED AT PCGS.
$32,500.00

1859-O LIBERTY SEATED 25C, NO MOTTO MS67

GEM IRIDESCENT TONING. TIED WITH 2 OTHERS FOR HIGHEST GRADED
$38,500.00

1860 LIBERTY SEATED 25C, NO MOTTO PR65

GEM WHITE PROOF. ONLY 1,000 STRUCK.
$4,750.00

1861 LIBERTY SEATED 25C, NO MOTTO PR66

NO MOTTO. CIVIL WAR YEAR. ONLY 1,000 STRUCK. TIED FOR NUMERICALLY HIGHEST GRADE AT PCGS.
$7,500.00

1863 LIBERTY SEATED 25C, NO MOTTO MS66+

GEM CIVIL WAR ERA COIN. SOLE HIGHEST GRADED AT NGC.
$9,950.00

1863 LIBERTY SEATED 25C, NO MOTTO PR66 Cameo

GEM WHITE CAMEO. 460 STRUCK. JUST ONE HIGHER AT PCGS. SOLE HIGHEST GRADED CERTIFIED BY CAC. CAC.
$14,950.00

1863 LIBERTY SEATED 25C, NO MOTTO PR67

WONDERFUL CIVIL WAR ERA GEM. TIED WITH 1 FOR HIGHEST GRADED.
$13,500.00

1865 LIBERTY SEATED 25C, NO MOTTO PR65 Cameo

NO MOTTO. GEM WHITE CAMEO. ONLY 500 STRUCK.
$4,750.00

1866 LIBERTY SEATED 25C, MOTTO PR66 Cameo

GEM CAMEO. ONLY 725 STRUCK.
$4,500.00 $4,250.00