Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Quarters (1892-1916)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 1,868,000
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: $3.08 (3/29/2015)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1898 O 25C MS obverse 1898 O 25C MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

In The Complete Guide to Barber Quarters, David Lawrence wrote, 'Though most knowledgeable collectors and dealers know this is a scarce issue, it remains strongly undervalued.'

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/15/2014

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1898 O 25C MS
Base $ 17.00 30.00 85.00 170 325 325 425 480 600 700 760 875 1225 2300 3350 9500 22000 32000 58750 - -
$ 380 460 530 650 750 800 975 1550 3000 4050 11500 25875 - -

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Total Graded: 86
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 68

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6/11/2006 PCGS G 4   Teletrade Auction 2217, 2217/Lot# 1283 $23.00
7/10/2011 NGC Details XF Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131129/Lot# 20920 $84.00
10/17/2012 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 1532 $6,756.25
8/8/2013 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2013 August 8 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont Session(2), 1188/Lot# 3724 $2,702.50
2/2/2014 PCGS AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/02/2014, 177/Lot# 167691 $1,029.60
2/27/2014 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 February 27 - 28 & March 2 Mid-Winter ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Atlanta Session(1), 1203/Lot# 3412 $3,231.25
9/28/2014 PCGS XF 40   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 823, 832/Lot# 626 $350.00

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