Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Quarters (1892-1916)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 3,874,000
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $4.42 (9/21/2020)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
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1896 25C MS obverse 1896 25C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

This is a fairly common issue for the 1892-96 period, though not when compared to later dates. The higher circulated grades through MS 64 are just slightly scarce, while gems are a little more plentiful than for previous issues other than 1892(P). Prooflike coins are sometimes seen, these probably coined with retired proof dies, but few have deep enough mirrors to be certified as PL.

Two very minor repunched date varieties are known, but these are of interest only to series specialists.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/21/2020

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1896 25C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 11.75 13.25 20.00 40.00 91.00 135 145 200 230 275 290 350 500 715 1105 3600 13500 - - -
$ - - 175 220 245 - - 370 575 880 1600 5000 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 216
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 67

The chart showing PrAg series, G series, VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 9/15/2020 1896 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base112369-7155132162741411862---215
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Total112369-7155132162742411862---216
 0%6%1%3%4%-3%0%2%2%6%1%7%13%19%19%8%3%1%--- 
1896 25C MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----------------1-----1
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Total----------------1-----1
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