Coin Specifications

Category: Early Quarters (1796-1838)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 206,124
Obverse Designer: Robert Scot
Reverse Designer: Robert Scot
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.8920
Weight: 6.7400g
ASW: 0.1933oz
Melt Value: $3.30 (10/20/2017)
Diameter: 27.5mm
Edge: Reeded
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1806 25C MS obverse 1806 25C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Quarter dollar production enjoyed accelerated during 1806, and this is perhaps the most commonly seen date of its type. The mintage consists of four deliveries made from May 26 through July 7, mimicking the spring-summer coinage of 1805.

Six obverse dies were paired in various combinations with eight reverse dies to create the 10 marriages known for this date. The overdate is Browning variety 1 (see following entry). Of the remaining marriages, B-2, -3 and -9 are common. B-4 through B-7, as well as B-10, are scarce, while B-8 is rare.

1806 quarter dollars are often selected by collectors to represent the Draped Bust/Heraldic Eagle type of 1804-07. Mint State examples are scarce but not truly rare. Nice circulated examples are plentiful, but collectors are advised to avoid improperly cleaned or damaged pieces.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/11/2016

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1806 25C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 535 685 1075 1800 3875 5600 6100 6600 7900 11750 13500 15750 22000 39500 105000 135000 - - - -
$ - - - - - - - 18750 - 50000 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 522
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: VF
High Grade: 66


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
4/10/2011 PCGS G 4   Teletrade Auction 3045, 3045/Lot# 1432 $368.00
9/4/2011 PCGS G 4   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1032 $483.00
1/9/2013 NGC G 4   Heritage Auctions 2013 January 9-13 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(7), 1181/Lot# 9839 $367.78
9/22/2013 PCGS FA 2   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 770, 779/Lot# 881 $195.00
10/20/2013 PCGS VF 25   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 10/20/2013, 97/Lot# 144038 $1,596.10
4/21/2014 PCGS Genuine AG   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3478, 6027/Lot# 20076 $199.75
1/6/2016 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2016 January 6 - 11 FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Tampa Session(2), 1231/Lot# 3838 $4,935.00
9/9/2016 PCGS VG 8   Heritage Auctions 2016 September 9 - 12 The Twelve Oaks Collection Signature Auction Session(5), 1244/Lot# 15050 $446.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1806 25C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base752117714601876237433723899433846854896518753675563605366738183119361306914231154681678318178
89312711598204227063547404544534755499352475432572662597176943412313134561464315906172480
00000040454453475549935247543257266259717694341231313456146431590600
000000419145694825509053075497588964667679106851269113843150551634400
1806 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base705111013811781226132253735416044974701498451585349582564287898115581266413800150101629617662
84012001514194125823395387642724565479550425221550760266918911811926130421420315438167510
00000038764272456547955042522155076026691891181192613042142031543800
000000401843844633488951005285566662277408103381229513421146061586700
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 4984
Owner: JTO
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 4984
Owner: Quarter Crazy
 
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