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: $2.91 (12/22/2014)
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
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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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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 276
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 66


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1/12/2015 MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(8), 1216/Lot# 10061


Auction Prices Realized

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1/31/1996 PCGS MS 63   Teletrade Auction 0811, 811/Lot# 400 $196.20
9/21/2005 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2005 September Long Beach Signature Auction #384, 384/Lot# 2731 $1,610.00
9/23/2007 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 2678 $1,437.50
2/2/2012 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2012 February 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(1), 1167/Lot# 3516 $1,782.50
2/12/2012 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/12/2012, 7/Lot# 31117 $1,265.00
9/29/2013 PCGS MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 771, 780/Lot# 233 $1,850.00
6/2/2014 NGC VF 30   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3484, 6033/Lot# 20144 $58.75
8/8/2014 NGC XF 45   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3494, 6045/Lot# 21262 $70.50
10/12/2014 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131442/Lot# 25766 $246.75


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