Coin Specifications

Category: Washington Quarters (1932-1998)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 2,628,000
Catalog: KM-164
Obverse Designer: John Flanagan
Reverse Designer: John Flanagan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $2.83 (7/6/2015)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
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1939 S 25C MS obverse 1939 S 25C MS reverse

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Description & Analysis

The 1939-S is obtainable in MS64 and MS65 with some searching, but the certified population decreases by about one-half for Premium Gems. MS67 coins, on the other hand, with about 40 examples known, are difficult to acquire.

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Last Updated: 3/4/2015

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1939 S 25C MS
Base $ 8.75 9.50 10.00 10.50 19.00 45.00 52.50 55.00 65.00 95.00 110 145 195 290 440 1100 - - -
$ - - - - - - 120 160 225 315 500 - -

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Total Graded: 1121
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 67

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1/8/2003 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2003, Orlando, FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #308, 308/Lot# 7013 $2,070.00
9/3/2006 PCGS MS 66   Teletrade Auction 2254, 2254/Lot# 1228 $504.00
11/9/2010 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Online Session, 69/Lot# 10601 $86.25
7/8/2012 NGC Details AU Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/08/2012, 30/Lot# 62037 $36.00
8/5/2014 PCGS MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1208/Lot# 7650 $1,292.50
9/7/2014 PCGS MS 67   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 820, 829/Lot# 621 $975.00
9/22/2014 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 685 $414.00

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