Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Quarters (1892-1916)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 964,079
Catalog: KM-114
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $2.55 (11/30/2015)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1892 S 25C MS obverse 1892 S 25C MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

Given the relative availability of Philadelphia and New Orleans Mint 1892 quarters that were apparently saved as first of their kind, the 1892-S quarters are elusive in all Mint State grades.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/11/2015

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1892 S 25C MS
Base $ 47.00 58.00 105 155 245 360 385 515 565 700 875 1175 2200 5150 11000 35000 - - -
$ 285 - 425 550 600 775 950 1650 2650 6250 14500 - -

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Total Graded: 129
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 67

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9/25/2006 PCGS G 6   Teletrade Auction 2264, 2264/Lot# 1330 $58.00
6/11/2009 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 383, 389/Lot# 8012 $661.25
8/11/2010 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2010 August Boston, MA Signature & Platinum Night ANA Coin Auction #1143, 1143/Lot# 9181 $1,207.50
12/2/2010 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2010 December Houston Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1147/Lot# 7817 $488.75
10/18/2012 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(2), 1175/Lot# 4185 $1,175.00
6/29/2014 PCGS   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 195/Lot# 205015 $310.20
10/8/2014 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 October 8 - 13 PNG New York Invitational US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(5), 1210/Lot# 7757 $705.00
7/20/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers July 2015 Baltimore Auction, 6105/Lot# 30968 $88.13

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