Coin Specifications

Category: Early Quarters (1796-1838)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 102,000
Obverse Designer: John Reich
Reverse Designer: John Reich
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.8920
Weight: 6.7400g
ASW: 0.1933oz
Melt Value: $3.49 (2/19/2017)
Diameter: 27mm
Edge: Reeded
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1828 25C MS obverse 1828 25C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

1828 quarter dollars are similar to other "common" dates of the 1815-28 series in that circulated examples are fairly plentiful, yet Mint State coins are scarce, with gems being genuinely rare. A few examples have been certified as Prooflike (PL).

The mintage figure of 102,000 pieces found in most references fails to include the 4,000 coins delivered under Warrant 1133 of December 29, 1827. Since 1827 quarters are extreme rarities, it is likely that this delivery consisted of coins dated 1828 or, perhaps, even 1825.

Two obverse dies and four reverses were resulted in four die marriages, none of the dies overlapping. The 25/50 C. reverse found with 1822-dated quarters, now rusted, was revived for use with 1828 B-3, which is very scarce. B-2 is a little less so, while B-1 and B-4 are fairly common.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/11/2016

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1828 25C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 140 200 350 650 1775 2350 2600 3250 3800 4200 4500 5100 8250 16800 43500 - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 23000 65000 - - -
1828 25C MS Prooflike
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 6650 10000 - - - - - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 198
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 67


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2/11/2000 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 2000 February Long Beach Sale #222, 222/Lot# 6312 $6,037.50
9/15/2003 PCGS AU 58   Goldberg September 15-17, 2003 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 21/Lot# 317 $9,775.00
1/5/2011 PCGS VF 25   Heritage Auctions 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction Session(6), 1151/Lot# 10316 $517.50
3/18/2012 NGC G 6   Teletrade Auction 3243, 3243/Lot# 1650 $138.00
10/17/2012 PCGS   Stack's Bowers The November 2012 Baltimore Auction - US and World Lots - Live and Internet Only Sessions, 144/Lot# 24539 $410.08
6/16/2013 PCGS VF 35   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 756, 765/Lot# 712 $825.00
9/7/2014 PCGS   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/07/2014, 191/Lot# 218776 $1,025.00
4/27/2016 NGC VF 35   Heritage Auctions 2016 April 27 - May 1 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(6), 1234/Lot# 7693 $998.75
9/7/2016 PCGS XF 40   Heritage Auctions 2016 September 7 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(5), 1239/Lot# 5457 $5,875.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1828 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11712093206841258149917071969212423352464269931943486440368201205718138276514267266596
57183246441875133815681794202021942378254228643291379152088565140842130932658506460
0000001568179420202194237825422864329137915208856514084213093265800
00000016371881207222642421262030293388409760141031116111244803766500
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Grade: MS 63
Points: 2960
Owner: rbrown4
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 2335
Owner: Quarter Crazy
 
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