Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Quarters (1838-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 17,816,000
Catalog: KM-A98
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $2.85 (12/24/2014)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
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1876 25C MS obverse 1876 25C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

This issue's original mintage of 17.8 million pieces is the highest in the entire Seated Quarter series of 1838-1891. Along with the 1853 Arrows and Rays, the 1876 is the most frequently offered date in today's market.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/25/2013

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1876 25C MS
  GVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 23.00 26.00 32.00 40.00 75.00 75.00 155 165 200 250 310 370 450 625 975 1900 3450 7750 - - -
$ 82.00 170 180 220 270 340 415 500 675 1050 2100 4100 12650 -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 549
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 67


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1/12/2015 MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(8), 1216/Lot# 10013


Auction Prices Realized

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9/21/2005 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2005 September Long Beach Signature Auction #384, 384/Lot# 2659 $920.00
2/11/2007 NGC AU 53   Goldberg February 11-14, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 39/Lot# 1362 $192.00
9/11/2011 PCGS MS 64   Teletrade Auction 3135, 3135/Lot# 1553 $675.00
2/26/2012 NGC MS 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/26/2012, 9/Lot# 38585 $440.00
6/30/2013 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131328/Lot# 28115 $364.25
5/18/2014 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 804, 813/Lot# 10121 $1,450.00
8/1/2014 NGC XF 40   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3493, 6044/Lot# 20103 $57.58


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1876 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base151179220288389546705842991108212061284134515781707248330854802527566121023416015
160192242321441599750891102111231232130414221621196526833657495957207819121610
00000075089110211123123213041422162119652683365749595720781900
00000079694110511164125813241500166422242884422951176166902600
1876 25C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1671942413144205867528961053114812781358142316651799260432285000548768621057916496
176209265349475641800948108411911304137915031709206728123818516259458101125510
00000080094810841191130413791503170920672812381851625945810100
000000848100011161234133114011584175423353020440953246403934000
1876 25C MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base8194102127147282336517575642705764925106611931678230232514526497858857711
8596110133192300396536597663724817972110813541886261836764676528064930
000000396536597663724817972110813541886261836764676528000
0000004565556196847448711019115015162094293441014827558200
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US Type Set, including Modern Issues 663
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 412
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5) 384
Indian Head Cents, 1859-1909, Circulation Issue 315
US Type Set, 1792-1964 251
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 234
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 212
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 187
Quarter Dollar Type Set (Incl. 20 Cents) 160
Small Cent Type Set 157
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 134
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 89
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 53
Seated Liberty Quarters 1838-1891 53
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 51
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 50
Cents, 1793-Date, Complete Circulation Issue 26
US Type Set, 1792-1964, Circulated Coins Only 18
Seated Liberty Quarters 1838-1891, One-Per-Date 18
1876 Mint Set 14
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs Only 14
Seated Liberty Quarters, With Motto, 1866-1891 13
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs Only - No Gold 11
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5), Circulated Coins Only 11
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 11
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 10
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070), Circulated Coins Only 10
Indian Head Cents, 1859-1909, Circulated Coins Only 8
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 7
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 7
Seated Liberty Quarters, 1838-1891, Circulated Coins Only 3
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 5720
Owner: Malibu Collector
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 5275
Owner: T. J. Newman Collection
 
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