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: $2.86 (2/12/2016)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1892 S 25C MS obverse 1892 S 25C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Given the relative availability of Philadelphia and New Orleans Mint 1892 quarters that were apparently saved as first of their kind, the 1892-S quarters are elusive in all Mint State grades.

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Last Updated: 9/11/2015

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1892 S 25C MS
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Base $ 47.00 58.00 105 155 245 360 385 515 565 700 875 1175 2200 5150 11000 35000 - - -
$ 285 - 425 550 600 775 950 1650 2650 6250 14500 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 129
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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8/13/2006 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2006 August Denver, CO Signature & Platinum Night Auction #414, 414/Lot# 1201 $12,075.00
7/12/2007 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2007 Summer F.U.N. (July, West Palm Beach, FL) Signature Coin Auction #442, 442/Lot# 753 $2,070.00
5/5/2008 NGC MS 65   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 244, 250/Lot# 508 $4,025.00
4/7/2010 NGC G 4   Teletrade Auction 2835, 2835/Lot# 1418 $29.00
7/10/2011 NGC Details VF Details  Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131129/Lot# 20915 $104.00
8/8/2013 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2013 August 8 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont Session(2), 1188/Lot# 3713 $1,527.50
4/6/2014 PCGS Genuine Genuine   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/06/2014, 175/Lot# 136249 $46.01
6/3/2014 PCGS AU 53   Stack's Bowers June 2014 Baltimore, 6021/Lot# 3893 $517.00


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