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: $2.64 (7/31/2015)
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: 3/26/2014

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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 - - -
$ 90.00 145 160 185 235 305 350 540 760 2150 5500 22325 -

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Total Graded: 308
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67

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Auction Prices Realized

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9/23/1998 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 1998 September Long Beach Bullet Sale #191, 191/Lot# 373 $825.00
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
11/25/2012 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 3387, 3387/Lot# 1872 $63.25
1/26/2014 NGC MS 64   Goldberg January 26-28, 2014 January Pre-Long Beach Sale 17.5% BP, 78/Lot# 1101 $734.00
2/16/2014 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/16/2014, 174/Lot# 171970 $390.50
5/19/2014 NGC AU 50   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3482, 6031/Lot# 20185 $109.28
8/1/2014 NGC XF 45   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3493, 6044/Lot# 20109 $64.63

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