Coin Specifications

Category: Early Quarters (1796-1838)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 366,000
Catalog: KM-55
Obverse Designer: William Kneass
Reverse Designer: William Kneass
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.8920
Weight: 6.74g
ASW: 0.1933oz
Melt Value: $3.14 (5/24/2016)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1838 CAPPED B-1 25C MS obverse 1838 CAPPED B-1 25C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The year 1838 saw the transition from the Capped Bust, Small Size quarter to Christian Gobrecht's Seated Liberty design, which premiered on half dimes and dimes in 1837.

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Last Updated: 9/10/2015

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1838 CAPPED B-1 25C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 77.00 105 135 205 460 830 925 1175 1700 2250 3250 5300 11750 36500 60000 145000 - - -
$ 500 - 1000 1250 1900 - 3600 6325 13750 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 276
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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10/5/1994 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions 1994 October Long Beach Bullet Sale #125, 125/Lot# 231 $1,595.00
5/29/2000 NGC AU 53   Teletrade Auction 1314, 1314/Lot# 1331 $414.20
5/18/2009 NGC AU 50   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 375, 381/Lot# 455 $632.50
9/19/2010 NGC AU 55   Goldberg September 19-21, 2010 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 60/Lot# 1510 $747.50
5/27/2012 NGC AU 55   Bonhams Coins and Medals, 19995/Lot# 1028 $351.00
11/29/2012 NGC Details XF Details  Heritage Auctions 2012 November 29 - December 2 US Coin Signature Auction - Houston Session(4), 1177/Lot# 8679 $211.50
3/21/2013 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions 2013 March 21 -22 & 24 US Coin Signature Auction - Dallas Session(1), 1183/Lot# 3391 $1,077.48
7/27/2013 PCGS MS 62   Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 2011 $2,820.00
7/19/2015 PCGS VF 35   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(2), 131530/Lot# 27656 $188.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1838 CAPPED B-1 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base255295381463631108111101494163418652124252526143080386851588058958812969198853085248388
268323408519781109012381540171119512257255427693342429861248568107151527423540366970
0000001238154017111951225725542769334242986124856810715152742354000
0000001366158717882037239125842924360547287091907811842175792719600
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 2124
Owner: Quarter Crazy
 
Grade: AU 58
Points: 2124
Owner: rfar
 
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