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: $2.66 (9/2/2015)
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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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

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 80.00 125 145 165 200 260 325 450 660 1350 3250 16500 - - -
$ 90.00 140 155 190 215 285 350 500 740 1600 4025 - -

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Total Graded: 318
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66

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Auction Prices Realized

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11/24/1997 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 1000, 1000/Lot# 1340 $130.80
9/6/2004 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 727 $517.50
9/21/2005 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2005 September Long Beach Signature Auction #384, 384/Lot# 2731 $1,610.00
1/27/2013 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131306/Lot# 24117 $616.88
12/8/2013 PCGS AU 50   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 781, 790/Lot# 566 $160.00
3/23/2014 NCS   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/23/2014, 178/Lot# 179014 $156.30
5/12/2014 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3481, 6030/Lot# 20273 $376.00

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