Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Quarters (1892-1916)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 784,000
Obverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Reverse Designer: Charles E. Barber
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $3.25 (2/21/2017)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
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1908 S 25C MS obverse 1908 S 25C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Any Barber coin having a mintage under a million pieces will attract the attention of collectors, and 1908-S is no exception. This issue is scarce across all grades and very elusive above Fine. Mint State survivors are likewise in short supply, and the high number of certified MS 64 examples seen for this and many other entries probably represents failed attempts at the coveted MS 65 grade. The latter is quite scarce, though perhaps less so than one would expect of the low mintage.

There are no varieties reported for 1908-S, other than the three slightly different mintmark placements observed by David Lawrence.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/25/2016

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1908 S 25C MS
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Base $ 25.00 45.00 95.00 210 390 560 650 750 850 1050 1200 1300 1550 2300 3950 7400 15500 31000 - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 128
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
5/31/2001 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2001 June Long Beach Signature Sale #263, 263/Lot# 8179 $776.25
1/25/2004 PCGS MS 66   Goldberg January 25-28, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 23/Lot# 2149 $5,750.00
7/16/2006 PCGS G 6   Teletrade Auction 2232, 2232/Lot# 1677 $20.00
2/6/2011 NGC F 15   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 211023/Lot# 24793 $184.00
8/11/2011 PCGS AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(6), 1158/Lot# 9994 $2,530.00
10/6/2011 PCGS MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 625, 632/Lot# 6562 $3,450.00
10/18/2012 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2012 October 18-21 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(2), 1175/Lot# 4213 $1,645.00
1/7/2015 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando Session(8), 1216/Lot# 10072 $540.50
7/20/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers July 2015 Baltimore Auction, 6105/Lot# 30978 $352.50


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