Coin Specifications

Category: Early Quarters (1796-1838)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 366,000
Catalog: KM-55
Obverse Designer: William Kneass
Reverse Designer: William Kneass
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.8920
Weight: 6.7400g
ASW: 0.1933oz
Melt Value: $3.99 (7/31/2014)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
Link to this coin

1838 CAPPED B-1 25C MS obverse 1838 CAPPED B-1 25C MS reverse


Images courtesy of Heritage Auctions (HA.com)
  
Expand All    Collapse All

VarietyPlus®


Click on a coin to see VarietyPlus details.

Description & Analysis

The year 1838 saw the transition from the Capped Bust, Small Size quarter to Christian Gobrecht's Seated Liberty design, which premiered on half dimes and dimes in 1837.

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


GRADE SUMMARY

Loading... Working...

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade.

There was no data found for this Coin.

Select Designation

 
NGC PRICE GUIDE
NGC CENSUS*
AUCTION PRICES REALIZED
NGC REGISTRY
SCORE

Select Grade

*To view the Census details for this coin, please sign in or sign up.

Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/25/2013

Click on a price to see historical prices, comparison charts and trends.

1838 CAPPED B-1 25C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 77.00 105 135 205 460 460 790 925 1175 1500 2100 2250 3150 5150 10000 31000 50000 - - - -
$ 500 870 1000 1250 1600 2250 2400 3450 6325 12750 37500 60000 - -
NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 247
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 66


Upcoming Auctions

A random selection of NGC coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
8/9/2014 MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(1), 1208/Lot# 3552


Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
3/19/1997 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 1997 Mid-Winter ANA Bullet Sale #168, 168/Lot# 198 $1,760.00
2/10/2008 PCGS MS 61   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2070 $2,875.00
5/18/2009 NGC AU 50   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 375, 381/Lot# 455 $632.50
2/28/2012 NGC MS 60   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 3017 $782.00
3/8/2012 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2012 March 8-9 US Coin Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1168/Lot# 3317 $12,650.00
5/27/2012 NGC AU 55   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19995/Lot# 1028 $351.00
8/12/2012 NGC XF 45   Teletrade Auction 3327, 3327/Lot# 1537 $320.00
2/3/2013 PCGS Genuine Genuine   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131307/Lot# 26713 $182.13


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1838 CAPPED B-1 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base255295381463631108111101494163418652124252526143080386851588058958812969198853085248388
268323408519781109012381540171119512257255427693342429861248568107151527423540366970
0000001238154017111951225725542769334242986124856810715152742354000
0000001366158717882037239125842924360547287091907811842175792719600
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: AU 58
Points: 2124
Owner: rfar
 
Grade: XF 40
Points: 1081
Owner: Carl Beeson
 
View the Registry Image Gallery

Related Articles

There are no related articles for this coin.

NGC Auction Central Disclaimer