Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Quarters (1892-1916)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 8,892,000
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: $3.03 (3/30/2015)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1901 25C MS obverse 1901 25C MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

The 1901 quarter, coming from a generous mintage approaching 9 million pieces, is an important condition rarity. It can be located with patience and searching in the lower levels of Mint State, but higher-grade examples are extremely challenging.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/28/2014

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1901 25C MS
Base $ 9.50 12.00 24.00 38.00 80.00 80.00 125 145 165 200 225 260 325 450 660 1350 3250 16500 - - -
$ 90.00 140 155 190 215 250 285 350 500 740 1600 4025 - -

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Total Graded: 284
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66

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Auction Prices Realized

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Sale / Lot
2/14/2001 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #21023, 21023/Lot# 3185 $370.00
7/11/2007 NGC MS 64   Teletrade Auction 2393, 2393/Lot# 1254 $560.00
9/23/2007 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 2678 $1,437.50
9/2/2012 NGC VF 35   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131237/Lot# 20872 $69.00
9/16/2012 PCGS XF 45   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/16/2012, 40/Lot# 74484 $93.50
9/29/2013 PCGS MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 771, 780/Lot# 233 $1,850.00
7/11/2014 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 5827 $314.90
8/8/2014 NGC XF 45   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3494, 6045/Lot# 21262 $70.50

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