Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Quarters (1838-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 177,060
Catalog: KM-64.2
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.6800g
ASW: 0.1933oz
Melt Value: $3.98 (7/28/2014)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1852 25C MS obverse 1852 25C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Throw away the reported mintage figures for the 1849-1853 No Arrows coinage. No one today truly knows how many of each issue escaped the smelters in 1853-1855 or so, when the silver content of those pieces, as measured in gold dollars, rose sufficiently above their face value to make melting not only profitable, but predictable.

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Last Updated: 11/25/2013

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1852 25C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 45.00 65.00 105 205 380 380 435 465 500 850 1050 1225 1400 2150 4000 7900 14500 - 132000 - -
$ 425 470 525 550 950 1150 1325 1550 2350 4700 8600 16000 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 49
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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12/3/1997 NGC AU 55   Teletrade Auction 1003, 1003/Lot# 1379 $250.70
4/15/2003 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #23044, 23044/Lot# 13315 $2,090.70
2/7/2013 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2013 February 7 -8 & 10 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(1), 1182/Lot# 3407 $1,410.00
7/27/2013 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 2015 $998.75
8/8/2013 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 August 8 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont Session(2), 1188/Lot# 3663 $4,112.50
11/15/2013 NGC MS 68   Heritage Auctions 2013 November 15 - 16 Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection, Part II Signature Auction - New York Session(2), 1190/Lot# 33368 $105,750.00
12/5/2013 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2013 December 5 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Houston Session(4), 1192/Lot# 4614 $4,406.25
2/9/2014 PCGS MS 92   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 790, 799/Lot# 586 $170.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1852 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1351592443236029251021111013121433159716971753191124073264425554547196107821637725188
143187270416709957105011771352148716301715180520762692359446546034839112647193140
00000010501177135214871630171518052076269235944654603483911264700
00000010801244139215421663173418582241297839245054661595861451200
1852 25C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1471752653516449831084117713881513168417891847201225263413443656727462111411686625859
1562052934487571016111512471429157017191808190221832821375448486268868813049198630
00000011151247142915701719180819022183282137544848626886881304900
00000011461317147116271754182719572354311740955260686599141495700
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