Coin Specifications

Category: Gold Commemoratives (1903-1926)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 6,749
Catalog: KM-137
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $144.93 (11/26/2014)
Diameter: 18mm
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1915 S PAN PACIFIC $2.5 MS obverse 1915 S PAN PACIFIC $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The Panama Canal opened on August 15, 1914--an occasion that the Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco would commemorate from February 20 through December 4, 1915. In order to raise money for the latter event, Congress authorized the Mint to produce and sell Panama-Pacific Commemorative coins in four denominations: Half Dollar, Gold Dollar, Quarter Eagle, and Fifty Dollar. The Quarter Eagle (10,017 pieces produced, 3,251 examples of which were melted as unsold) was designed by Charles Barber and George Morgan. Survivors are among the more conditionally challenging coins in the U.S. Commemorative series.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/10/2013

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1915 S PAN PACIFIC $2.5 MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - 1050 1350 1350 1450 1475 1750 1975 2050 2250 3300 4250 5750 6750 8400 15500 - - -
$ 1475 1575 1600 1900 2200 2250 2500 3600 4900 6200 7300 9750 21150 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2001
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
7/26/2003 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2003 July Baltimore, MD. Signature Sale #328, 328/Lot# 9078 $1,725.00
3/6/2006 NGC MS 64   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 77, 82/Lot# 1176 $885.50
12/17/2006 PCGS VF 35   Teletrade Auction 2300, 2300/Lot# 2746 $1,092.00
12/3/2009 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2009 December Houston, TX US Coin Auction #1132, 1132/Lot# 1352 $4,456.25
5/30/2010 PCGS MS 66   Bonhams Coins, Medals, and Banknotes, 18301/Lot# 2140 $6,727.00
5/27/2012 NGC MS 63   Goldberg May 27-31, 2012 The May Pre-Long Beach Auction, 69/Lot# 2168 $3,565.00
1/26/2014 NGC MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/26/2014, 165/Lot# 162947 $5,980.00
8/8/2014 PCGS MS 65   Stack's Bowers August 2014 Chicago ANA, 6014/Lot# 3361 $7,637.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1915 S PAN PACIFIC $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333331066160916391658168717071753186925253140344738685693224723994070626
333333571247161916451667169317221791208727303242358744761128628294501680
000000124716191645166716931722179120872730324235874476112862829400
000000142816291651167717001737183023062935334437275084168793411700
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Gold Commemoratives 1903-1926 82
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 11286
Owner: RDN
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 3447
Owner: Dr. B K
 
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