Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Quarters (1838-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,100
Catalog: KM-A98
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $3.53 (8/27/2014)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1879 25C PF obverse 1879 25C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Although the proof mintage for this year is uncertain, it is known that only 13,600 business strikes were produced, the start of an 11-year run of low-mintage P-mint Seated quarters.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/25/2013

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1879 25C PF
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - 335 335 - - 360 375 415 485 635 960 1325 2325 3450 7750 - - -
$ 365 - - 390 410 480 535 700 1060 1435 2575 3700 8850 -
1879 25C PF Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - 715 1050 1475 2600 3750 8250 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 775 1125 1750 2900 4300 9200 -
1879 25C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 298
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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9/15/2003 NGC PF 66   Cameo Goldberg September 15-17, 2003 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 21/Lot# 332 $2,645.00
10/19/2011 PCGS PF 64   Teletrade Auction 3158, 3158/Lot# 1402 $1,150.00
12/8/2011 PCGS PF 64   Cameo David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 643, 650/Lot# 6157 $1,380.00
1/9/2013 PCGS PF 64   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(2), 1181/Lot# 4159 $1,410.00
7/11/2013 PCGS PF 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 July 11 - 14 US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(4), 1187/Lot# 4899 $1,645.00
11/15/2013 NGC PF 67   Heritage Auctions 2013 November 15 - 16 Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection, Part II Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1190/Lot# 33202 $7,637.50
5/4/2014 PCGS PF 63   Cameo GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/04/2014, 169/Lot# 191655 $907.50
5/25/2014 NGC PF 63   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3483, 6032/Lot# 22268 $763.75


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1879 25C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base743770796824853882894908916925949101311171315166819892657321646305158714210144
75277880583386288689891091993397010471183143217752211284336874806581981420
00000089891091993397010471183143217752211284336874806581900
00000090391392294199110821249155018822434302941584982648000
1879 25C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base7938208498799089409519669759831010107611851410175321062807334547565367740710487
802829859888918943956969977992103211121260152418702339298638154959604784330
000000956969977992103211121260152418702339298638154959604700
0000009619729801001105411481335163819882573316542855163672700
1879 25C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base863893923954986101910331048105710661094116410101103126415902472323842175656777310958
87390393396499710231038105110601075111711641041115613721884272735644696636188340
0000001038105110601075111711641041115613721884272735644696636100
0000001043105410631084114011641072121014812178298238905176706700
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Grade: PF 67
Points: 4806
Owner: #
 
Grade: PF 67 CA
Points: 4756
Owner: SLUGGO
 
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