Coin Specifications

Category: Early Quarters (1796-1838)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 168,000
Obverse Designer: John Reich
Reverse Designer: John Reich
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.8920
Weight: 6.7400g
ASW: 0.1933oz
Melt Value: $3.42 (10/22/2019)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
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1824/2 B-1 25C MS obverse 1824/2 B-1 25C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

There was no reported coinage of quarter dollars in 1824, yet such coins exist. It is the opinion of most series specialists that the December 31, 1823 warrant for 16,000 quarters consisted entirely of 1824/2 pieces. This number is quite plausible, given the number of examples known today, which is in the low hundreds. Nearly all of these are heavily worn, with anything at or close to Mint State being quite rare.

Only a single die marriage is known, the engraver drawing on 1822's roster of unused obverse dies to create this overdate. The reverse die was also a leftover from 1823's small production. It proved durable enough to be used again for coins dated 1825 and 1828.

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Last Updated: 8/31/2016

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1824/2 B-1 25C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 935 1300 2300 3150 5850 9850 12750 17500 21000 27500 31500 46000 75000 185000 - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 92
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: F
High Grade: 65

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.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/8/2019 1824/2 B-1 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base414201316491-44--2--1-----92
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Total414201316491-44--2--1-----92
 4 %15 %22 %14 %17 %4 %10 %1 %-4 %4 %--2 %--1 %----- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
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Sale / Lot
Price
6/25/1997 NGC VF 35   Teletrade Auction 0957, 957/Lot# 1374 $790.25
9/4/2011 NGC VF 20   Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1042 $2,530.00
2/28/2012 PCGS AU 53   Stack's Bowers The March 2012 Baltimore Auction, 135/Lot# 4070 $9,200.00
5/30/2012 PCGS G 6   Heritage Auctions 2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(1), 1171/Lot# 3626 $805.00
12/1/2013 PCGS AG 3   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 780, 789/Lot# 302 $575.00
3/23/2014 PCGS AG 3   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/23/2014, 178/Lot# 180235 $409.42
9/6/2015 NGC XF 40   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131537/Lot# 25612 $3,290.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1824/2 25C MS B-1
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base12373515271028196923682699305932703556373045656089119601902630525493468031913153211
792754096941341210224782819312933653614400850738046143152285936798596709739013153210
00000024782819312933653614400850738046143152285936798596709739013153200
0000002588293931993460367242865581100031667026692430726999411446113153200
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Grade: VG 10
Points: 351
Owner: 123cents
 
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