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PCGS Number: 87714 Coin Date: 1838 Denomination (Short): $2 1/2 Denomination (Long): Gold quarter eagle Desg: PR Mint Mark: P Composition: 89.92% gold; 10.08% silver & copper Mintage: Unknown Strike Type: Proof Coinage Type: Classic head gold quarter eagle Coinage Years: 1834-1839 Mint Location: Philadelphia Diameter: 18.2 Fineness: 0.8992 Weight (Grams): 4.18 Designer: William Kneass Edge: Reeded Obverse Description: Liberty is seen with a formal, or classic, hair style, facing left with 13 stars around the periphery and the date centered at the bottom. Reverse Description: An eagle with wings fully spread with a ribbon above its head bearing the motto E PLURIBUS UNUM. The words UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around the periphery with "2 1/2 D." written as a fraction appears at the bottom. PCGS #: 87714