Coin Specifications

Category: Barber Quarters (1892-1916)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 8,892,000
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: $2.87 (2/14/2016)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1901 25C MS obverse 1901 25C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1901 quarter, coming from a generous mintage approaching 9 million pieces, is an important condition rarity. It can be located with patience and searching in the lower levels of Mint State, but higher-grade examples are extremely challenging.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 9/11/2015

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1901 25C MS
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Base $ 9.50 12.00 24.00 38.00 80.00 125 145 165 200 260 325 450 660 1350 3250 16500 - - -
$ 90.00 - 155 190 215 - 350 500 740 1600 4025 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 327
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 55
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Price
9/6/2004 PCGS MS 62   Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 727 $517.50
11/28/2010 NGC MS 62   Teletrade Auction 2967, 2967/Lot# 1699 $264.50
5/15/2011 PCGS MS 65   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/15/2011, 115/Lot# 7947 $1,375.00
9/2/2012 NGC VF 35   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131237/Lot# 20872 $69.00
9/29/2013 PCGS MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 771, 780/Lot# 233 $1,850.00
3/23/2014 NCS   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/23/2014, 178/Lot# 179014 $156.30
5/19/2014 NGC F 15   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3482, 6031/Lot# 20197 $35.25
6/2/2014 NGC VF 30   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3484, 6033/Lot# 20144 $58.75
10/11/2015 NGC MS 60   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131542/Lot# 25089 $258.50


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