Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Quarters (1838-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 80,000
Catalog: KM-A98
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $3.73 (7/29/2014)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1890 25C MS obverse 1890 25C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Once high mintages of Morgan dollars began in 1878, the production of other silver denominations was substantially reduced for years thereafter. Dime mintages were the first to return to normal levels, in 1882. Except for an anomalous 1888-S quarter issue, production of the Seated quarters and halves remained low until 1891. The 1890 quarter, with a mintage of 80,000 pieces, has approximately the same rarity in Mint State as the 1889, which had an even lower mintage of 12,000 pieces. Presumably, the same Philadelphia-area dealer (perhaps Haseltine) retained a similar quantity of both issues for stock.

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Last Updated: 11/25/2013

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1890 25C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 65.00 80.00 120 180 240 240 325 345 450 525 550 575 660 775 1125 1900 3150 6350 22000 - -
$ 265 355 375 500 575 590 625 700 850 1250 2100 3450 7000 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 179
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 68


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5/5/2004 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2004 May (CSNS) Signature Sale #346, 346/Lot# 6972 $506.00
1/3/2006 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2006 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Auction #394, 394/Lot# 2329 $2,300.00
8/3/2008 PCGS AU 55   Teletrade Auction 2565, 2565/Lot# 1342 $532.00
10/23/2008 NGC MS 68   Heritage Auctions 2008 October Dallas, TX Signature US Coin Auction #1117, 1117/Lot# 666 $10,637.50
10/17/2012 PCGS AU 55   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 24559 $593.38
1/9/2013 NGC Details VF Details  Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1181/Lot# 9951 $111.63
8/30/2013 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, 195/Lot# 3106 $1,645.00
11/3/2013 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 776, 785/Lot# 130 $995.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1890 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2052372883334096427358209159741057111012171271138117902407293140645574758511035
2152543033584866737638519341001107411451235130715171995258133084567624487350
0000007638519341001107411451235130715171995258133084567624400
0000007918839541029109211811253134416532201275636865070691400
1890 25C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base22325831436044268678387497210341121117712891345146018852526306842395795786211400
2342763293875237188139069921063113912141307138316012098270634584757648490410
0000008139069921063113912141307138316012098270634584757648400
00000084393910131092115812511326142117432312288738485276717300
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 2407
Owner: jhd
 
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