Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Quarters (1892-1916)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 964,079
Catalog: KM-114
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $3.57 (9/25/2016)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
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1892 S 25C MS obverse 1892 S 25C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

As is the case with the Morgan dollar of this same year and mint, the 1892-S Barber quarter is an extremely tough coin to find in mint state. Most examples have been well worn due to years of circulation. However, mint state examples up to MS64 are relatively easy to locate. Gem and higher coins are extremely rare, however.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/25/2016

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1892 S 25C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 50.00 60.00 105 150 230 370 425 560 610 675 715 900 1225 2300 5750 13000 40000 - - -
$ - - 470 585 640 - - - 1650 2650 - 18250 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 134
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
11/18/2001 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2001 November Santa Clara Bullet Sale #276, 276/Lot# 528 $1,063.75
2/26/2007 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 2333, 2333/Lot# 1419 $4,816.00
6/11/2009 NGC MS 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 383, 389/Lot# 8012 $661.25
6/17/2010 NGC MS 63   Stack's Bowers The June 2010 Baltimore Auction, 41/Lot# 2053 $632.50
10/13/2011 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2011 October 13-16 US Coins Signature Auction #1160- Pittsburgh Session(1), 1160/Lot# 3619 $776.25
10/18/2012 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(2), 1175/Lot# 4185 $1,175.00
6/29/2014 PCGS   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 06/29/2014, 195/Lot# 205015 $310.20


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1892 S 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base10612321633041864273582094510211127119312711450170725613975517671688632935810128
1111542543594926737638619701056114912191330153519913032437558407656887496140
0000007638619701056114912191330153519913032437558407656887400
0000007919039951091117112451390162122763503477565048144911600
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 3975
Owner: Srotag
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 2561
Owner: Scott mathison
 
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