|NEW ORLEANS QUARTER EAGLE - MINTAGE: 148,000 - TOTAL KNOWN 200-250. Among the
more common New Orleans quarter eagles although it is scarcer than its
relatively high mintage suggest. THE OBVERSE IS ALWAYS SHARPER THAN THE REVERSE.
THE REVERSE IS ALMOST ALWAYS WEAK ON THE EAGLE S RIGHT LEG AND NECK FEATHERS. To
accurately grade and 1851-O quarter eagle it is important to pay more attention to the obverse than the reverse because of this peculiarity of strike. THE
TYPICAL COIN IS IRREGULARLY STRUCK and shows A NUMBER OF MARKS ON THE SURFACES.
YOU WILL LOVE THE COLORATION, THE DETAILS AND OVERALL EXCELLENT EYE APPEAL.|