Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Quarters (1838-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 975
Catalog: KM-A98
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $2.65 (8/28/2015)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1881 25C PF obverse 1881 25C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1881 Seated quarter issue is always of interest because of the low total mintage: Only 975 proofs were struck, in addition to a mere 12,000 circulation strikes.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/25/2015

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1881 25C PF
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - 345 350 360 375 465 650 925 1275 2300 3200 6250 16000 - -
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1881 25C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - 750 1175 1675 2800 3550 7000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 1800 - 4300 - 41100
1881 25C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 42000 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 287
Low Grade: 60
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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Price
3/12/1993 PCGS PF 66   Heritage Auctions 1993 Early Spring ANA Bullet Sale #101, 101/Lot# 365 $3,520.00
12/16/2007 PCGS PF 62   Cameo Teletrade Auction 2463, 2463/Lot# 1268 $924.00
2/10/2008 PCGS PF 65   Goldberg February 10-13, 2008 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 44/Lot# 2077 $2,070.00
7/24/2008 NGC PF 65   Cameo David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 268, 274/Lot# 5510 $2,645.00
2/9/2014 NGC PF 67   Cameo GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/09/2014, 171/Lot# 141992 $3,922.60
5/12/2014 NGC PF 63   Cameo Stack's Bowers iAuction 3481, 6030/Lot# 20262 $734.38
7/9/2015 PCGS PF 65   Heritage Auctions 2015 July 9 - 12 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Summer FUN Session(2), 1222/Lot# 3832 $1,410.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1881 25C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base244255265278292304317330345515721838874958110313982205291038175158714210144
248258269283296308321335402584760850902100612011667244032124264581981430
000000321335402584760850902100612011667244032124264581900
000000326340458652799862930105513001936267535154711648100
1881 25C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2652752883013143273423573725517688939301018117014782316304739845367740710487
268279292305318332347362432623810905959106912731757256033594445604784340
000000347362432623810905959106912731757256033594445604700
000000352367491696851918989111913752037280336724906672700
1881 25C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base29530832033634836338139541260783897110101103126415902472323842175656777310958
2993123253403533693864014776848829841041115713731884272735644697636288350
0000003864014776848829841041115713731884272735644697636200
0000003904065427619279971072121014812178298338915176706700
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Grade: PF 68 CA
Points: 6047
Owner: SLUGGO
 
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