Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Quarters (1892-1916)
Mint: New Orleans
Mintage: 2,456,000
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: $2.98 (3/3/2015)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1904 O 25C MS obverse 1904 O 25C MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

The New Orleans Mint delivered 2.4 million quarters in 1904, a total that is not inconsistent with most of the other O-mint deliveries in the Barber quarter series. By today's standards, however, this issue's original mintage is paltry. Since few Southerners in the early 20th century deliberately preserved the products of the branch mint in Louisiana, the rarity of this issue in high grades is such that only the most fortunate collectors will have the opportunity to acquire a Mint State specimen.

Description and Analysis courtesy of Heritage Auctions and may not be republished without written permission.


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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/26/2014

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1904 O 25C MS
Base $ 27.00 38.00 88.00 170 265 265 430 475 535 685 900 1000 1125 1300 1700 3500 6250 18000 - - -
$ 300 465 515 600 800 975 1100 1250 1600 2300 4675 7900 25750 -

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Total Graded: 125
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 67

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7/7/2011 NGC XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2011 July Orlando Summer FUN Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1157/Lot# 8098 $207.00
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10/17/2012 PCGS MS 64   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 1546 $1,175.00
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