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: $2.91 (12/26/2014)
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: 9/15/2014

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1892 S 25C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 47.00 58.00 105 155 245 245 360 385 515 565 650 700 875 1175 2200 5150 11000 35000 - - -
$ 285 385 425 550 600 700 775 950 1650 2650 6250 14500 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 121
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 67


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1/12/2015 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(3), 1216/Lot# 4643


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2/9/2006 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2006 February Long Beach Signature Auction #400, 400/Lot# 963 $862.50
2/26/2007 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2333, 2333/Lot# 1419 $4,816.00
6/17/2010 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The June 2010 Baltimore Auction, 41/Lot# 2053 $632.50
6/20/2010 NGC G 4   Teletrade Auction 2874, 2874/Lot# 1604 $26.00
5/20/2012 PCGS VF 20   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/20/2012, 23/Lot# 50797 $137.50
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
7/11/2013 NGC MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2013 July 11 - 14 US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1187/Lot# 7765 $763.75
5/11/2014 PCGS MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 803, 812/Lot# 831 $1,600.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1892 S 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base10612321633041864273582094510211127119312711450170725613975517671688632935810128
1111542543594926737638619701056114912191330153519913032437558407656887496140
0000007638619701056114912191330153519913032437558407656887400
0000007919039951091117112451390162122763503477565048144911600
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 7168
Owner: yeoldeone
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 2561
Owner: Scott mathison
 
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