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: $2.77 (10/4/2015)
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: 9/11/2015

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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 - 155 190 215 - 350 500 740 1600 4025 - -

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Total Graded: 320
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66

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Auction Prices Realized

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Sale / Lot
3/24/2004 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2004 March Portland, OR Signature Sale #344, 344/Lot# 5678 $3,105.00
2/11/2007 NGC MS 66   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 1371 $4,800.00
11/26/2009 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 431, 437/Lot# 7278 $414.00
7/1/2012 NGC Details UNC Details  Teletrade Auction 3303, 3303/Lot# 1544 $140.00
8/2/2012 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia Session(5), 1173/Lot# 8146 $528.75
10/28/2012 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/28/2012, 46/Lot# 79014 $84.70
1/27/2013 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131306/Lot# 24117 $616.88
5/18/2014 NGC VF 30   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131421/Lot# 20139 $52.00
6/2/2014 NGC VF 30   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3484, 6033/Lot# 20144 $58.75

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