Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 27,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $154.86 (10/20/2017)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
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1873 S $2.5 MS obverse 1873 S $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Although perhaps not the extreme rarity in Mint State grades it might once have been considered to be, the 1873-S quarter eagle is undeniably rare in Select grades and extremely difficult to find finer.

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Last Updated: 8/8/2017

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1873 S $2.5 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 255
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 64


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11/4/2017 AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2017 November 2 - 4 US Coins Signature Auction - Dallas Session(5), 1261/Lot# 20280


Auction Prices Realized

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1/10/1998 PCGS MS 63   Heritage Auctions 1998 F.U.N. Signature Sale #181, 181/Lot# 7601 $6,670.00
12/10/2001 NGC AU 58   Teletrade Auction 1516, 1516/Lot# 1714 $633.00
2/23/2005 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2005 February Long Beach Signature Sale #366, 366/Lot# 7615 $2,530.00
11/3/2010 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, 44/Lot# 4904 $793.50
1/3/2012 PCGS XF 45   Heritage Auctions 2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando Session(10), 1166/Lot# 12649 $509.45
1/23/2012 PCGS AU 50   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 656, 663/Lot# 2463 $724.50
7/27/2014 NGC VF 20   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 07/27/2014, 201/Lot# 209671 $319.00
9/22/2014 PCGS XF 45   Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 960 $518.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1873 $2.5 MS S Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5395846296928849991210139319592254262428393052389549726081642867907167755979678390
55459965075692210691271158120572377269529103333425453416196654869157297769581080
0000001271158120572377269529103333425453416196654869157297769500
0000001332177021552500276729813614461357116312666970417428783100
1873 $2.5 MS S
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base653783802829908958115913031450163420092401288533864431612991321333019757297043082131968
6967898118559251025120713521511175921402562305237344997713010531154722307330076312030
00000012071352151117592140256230523734499771301053115472230733007600
00000012551401157318842270272432194083556381311193117615263883044900
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 2009
Owner: Beau Newman
 
Grade: AU 50
Points: 1303
Owner: ddr70
 
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