Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Quarters (1892-1916)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 5,444,023
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: $2.85 (10/8/2015)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1893 25C MS obverse 1893 25C MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

As the second year of issue, the 1893 is a high mintage date commonly seen in better grades, although it is elusive in Gem or finer grades as the population data indicates.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/11/2015

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1893 25C MS
Base $ 9.50 12.00 27.00 43.00 82.00 130 150 170 215 285 305 465 670 1450 4150 9000 - - -
$ 90.00 - 160 185 235 - 350 540 760 2150 5500 22325 -

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Total Graded: 317
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67

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5/30/2005 NGC MS 62   Prooflike Goldberg May 30 - June 16, 2005 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 31/Lot# 190 $403.00
9/17/2009 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 411, 417/Lot# 5437 $230.00
3/30/2011 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 3040, 3040/Lot# 1526 $161.00
12/9/2012 PCGS VG 10   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 12/09/2012, 52/Lot# 88415 $26.00
2/10/2013 NGC AU 55   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131308/Lot# 28818 $146.88
4/20/2014 PCGS AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/20/2014, 186/Lot# 188171 $149.60
5/25/2014 NGC AU 53   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3483, 6032/Lot# 22275 $115.15
7/9/2015 PCGS MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(4), 1222/Lot# 7318 $881.25

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