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PCGS Number: 87883 Coin Date: 1857 Denomination (Short): $2 1/2 Denomination (Long): Gold quarter eagle Desg: PR Mint Mark: P Composition: 90% gold; 10% silver & copper Mintage: Unknown Strike Type: Proof Coinage Type: Liberty head Coinage Years: 1839-1907 Mint Location: Philadelphia Diameter: 18 Fineness: 0.9 Weight (Grams): 4.18 Weight (Ounces): 0.12094 Designer: Christian Gobrecht Edge: Reeded Obverse Description: Christian Gobrecht's portrait of Liberty is surrounded by 13 stars with the date centered at the bottom. Reverse Description: Heraldic eagle holding arrows and branch in its claws is centered in the design with the words UNITED STATES OF AMERICA * @ 2 1/2 D. around the periphery. Mintmark (if any) is located under the eagle's claws. PCGS #: 87883 NGC ID: 287C