Coin Specifications

Category: Early Quarters (1796-1838)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 252,400
Obverse Designer: William Kneass
Reverse Designer: William Kneass
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.8920
Weight: 6.7400g
ASW: 0.1933oz
Melt Value: $4.91 (4/14/2021)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
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1837 25C MS obverse 1837 25C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

Quarter dollars dated 1837 are fairly common, with more than the usual number of Mint State pieces for this coin type. The quality of striking varies with this issue, so collectors will want to shop for more than just the grade.

Three obverse dies were paired with four reverses, resulting in a total of six die marriages. Three of these featured a single reverse die that is also known for quarters dated 1835-36. Varieties B-1 through B-4 range from common to only slightly scarce, while B-5 is very scarce, and B-6 is a major rarity that was not discovered until 2000.

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Last Updated: 1/24/2020

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1837 25C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 75.00 105 135 270 460 725 825 1050 1650 2100 2400 3050 5350 10500 30500 59000 150000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 3350 6000 13000 - 70000 - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 341
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 66

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, 66 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 4/13/2021 1837 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base1611196331331315273326112527135----341
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-----------------1----1
Total1611196331331315273326122527136----343
 0%2%3%6%18%9%10%4%4%8%10%1%2%3%7%8%4%2%---- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1837 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base11832012202887359201081115111961261130317072197258536755367731712648193572998046943
611892072424377969731104116612171275143718702326294842396017909414884228983563449290
00000097311041166121712751437187023262948423960179094148842289800
0000001027112711811239128915722033245533114803666710871171202643900
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Grade: MS 65
Points: 5367
Owner: tstone
 
Grade: MS 64
Points: 3675
Owner: Ben McQuaide
 
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