Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Quarters (1838-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 4,853,600
Catalog: KM-A64.2
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2200g
ASW: 0.1800oz
Melt Value: $3.50 (8/23/2014)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1861 25C MS obverse 1861 25C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1861 Seated Liberty quarter has a mintage of close to 5 million pieces, as it preceded the suspension of specie payments. Philadelphia production declined annually thereafter until 1866, when a scant emission of 16,800 pieces was achieved.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/25/2013

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1861 25C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 25.00 29.00 33.00 50.00 95.00 95.00 180 195 220 285 345 435 500 625 1275 3750 6250 14750 - - -
$ 105 205 220 240 310 380 475 540 675 1400 4100 6650 15900 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 568
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 67


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5/5/2000 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2000 Central States Sale #226, 226/Lot# 7289 $3,105.00
10/28/2003 NGC XF 45   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #23111, 23111/Lot# 13355 $81.65
1/25/2004 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 2069 $661.25
2/22/2004 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 1847, 1847/Lot# 1055 $550.00
9/8/2013 PCGS XF 40   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/08/2013, 91/Lot# 135891 $80.30
9/22/2013 PCGS AU 55   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 770, 779/Lot# 738 $300.00
5/19/2014 NGC XF 45   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3482, 6031/Lot# 20165 $109.28
8/5/2014 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1208/Lot# 7549 $881.25


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1861 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base819410612716335447958870177086592597411521547197732774384587997121533624439
8598113139226395515625724801885941103312831690241036464882715611586183700
00000051562572480188594110331283169024103646488271561158600
00000055166374783390595710921415183328434015538084341346100
1861 25C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base891021191391793845156317498209209831034122116332080342645696109100441580125095
931071251522474275536707728539411000109613581782252838075082742011963188990
000000553670772853941100010961358178225283807508274201196300
000000592709796886962101711581495193129774188559587321388200
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 7233
Owner: ddr70
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 1558
Owner: Type Coin
 
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