Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Quarters (1892-1916)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 3,432,000
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: $2.62 (8/27/2015)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1894 25C MS obverse 1894 25C MS reverse

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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

Despite the original production of more than 3 million coins, the 1894 is a challenging date, especially in higher grades. The majority of numerically superior 1894 quarters are proofs.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/26/2014

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1894 25C MS
Base $ 9.50 14.00 35.00 53.00 100.00 145 160 180 225 300 345 490 815 1500 3400 9500 - - -
$ 115 155 170 200 240 330 400 565 950 1875 4250 - -

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Total Graded: 176
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 61
High Grade: 67

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Auction Prices Realized

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6/2/1995 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 1995 June Long Beach Bullet Sale #136, 136/Lot# 178 $825.00
4/26/2004 NGC MS 61   Teletrade Auction 1875, 1875/Lot# 1212 $220.00
4/28/2009 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2009 April-May Cincinnati, OH (CSNS) US Coin Auction #1124, 1124/Lot# 452 $2,760.00
5/29/2011 PCGS MS 63   Goldberg May 29 - June 1, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction of US, World Coins and Currency, 63/Lot# 232 $379.50
9/1/2013 NGC AU 55   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/01/2013, 90/Lot# 134828 $154.00
2/23/2014 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131409/Lot# 26662 $182.13
8/3/2014 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 815, 824/Lot# 596 $1,300.00
2/5/2015 NGC MS 65   Stack's Bowers 2015 Americana Auction, 6070/Lot# 1543 $940.00

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