Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Quarters (1838-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 1,100
Catalog: KM-A98
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $2.97 (5/5/2015)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1879 25C PF obverse 1879 25C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Although the proof mintage for this year is uncertain, it is known that only 13,600 business strikes were produced, the start of an 11-year run of low-mintage P-mint Seated quarters.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/25/2013

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1879 25C PF
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - 335 - - 360 375 485 635 960 1325 2325 3450 7750 - - -
$ 365 - - 390 410 535 700 1060 1435 2575 3700 8850 -
1879 25C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 750 1075 1500 2900 3850 9000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 1125 1750 3200 4300 - -
1879 25C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 302
Low Grade: 58
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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11/13/2000 PCGS PF 64   Teletrade Auction 1377, 1377/Lot# 1241 $599.50
2/5/2006 NGC PF 66   Cameo Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 707 $4,888.00
12/8/2011 PCGS PF 64   Cameo David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 643, 650/Lot# 6157 $1,380.00
10/17/2012 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 24554 $470.00
1/9/2013 NGC PF 63   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1181/Lot# 9961 $881.25
2/7/2013 NGC PF 63   Heritage Auctions 2013 February 7 -8 & 10 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1182/Lot# 7760 $675.63
4/24/2013 PCGS PF 62   Heritage Auctions 2013 April 24 - 28 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago Session(8), 1184/Lot# 8055 $646.25
7/6/2014 PCGS PF 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/06/2014, 188/Lot# 202746 $597.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1879 25C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base697721747774800828856886916925949101311171315166819892657321646305158714210144
70573075678380983786689691993397010481183143317752212284336874806581981430
00000086689691993397010481183143317752212284336874806581900
00000087690692294199210821249155018822434303041594982648100
1879 25C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base7437707968268538829139439759831010107611851410175321062807334547565367740710487
752779806835863892923954978992103211121260152418712340298638154960604784340
000000923954978992103211121260152418712340298638154960604700
0000009339649801001105411491335163919882573316642865163672700
1879 25C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base8118388678989289599911024105710661094116410101103126415902472323842175656777310958
8208488779089389701002103510601075111711641041115713731884272735644697636288350
0000001002103510601075111711641041115713731884272735644697636200
0000001013104610631085114111641072121014812178298338915176706700
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Grade: PF 67
Points: 4806
Owner: #
 
Grade: PF 67 CA
Points: 4756
Owner: SLUGGO
 
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