Glossary of Terms
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Quarter

A common term for a U.S. coin of the 25 cent denomination.

Quarter Eagle

A United States $2.50 gold coin. These were first struck in 1796, and then struck sporadically until the denomination was discontinued in 1929.

Questionable Toning

Color on a coin that does not appear to be natural.

Quint

Proposed U.S. coin consisting of 500 units (out of 1,000, the last representing a mark). Pattern quints, marked 500, were struck in 1783 as part of the Nova Constellatio series.

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