Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 11,600
Catalog: KM-72
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.18g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $150.17 (2/12/2016)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1875 S $2.5 MS obverse 1875 S $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Without question, the 1875-S quarter eagle is an underrated coin in mint condition. The relatively low mintage of 11,600 pieces, all of which apparently entered circulation, is the third lowest of the 19 years that S-mint Liberty quarter eagles were struck.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 6/10/2015

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1875 S $2.5 MS
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 179
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 53
High Grade: 65


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Auction Prices Realized

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3/28/2001 PCGS XF 40   Teletrade Auction 1421, 1421/Lot# 1647 $242.65
2/12/2002 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions Exclusively Internet Auction #22023, 22023/Lot# 15464 $1,006.25
4/6/2006 NGC AU 58   Heritage Auctions 2006 April Atlanta, GA (ANA) Signature Auction #402, 402/Lot# 1662 $1,437.50
2/15/2010 NGC AU 58   Stack's Bowers The March 2010 Baltimore Auction, 33/Lot# 3636 $1,265.00
8/11/2011 NGC Details AU Details  Heritage Auctions 2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction Session(7), 1158/Lot# 11701 $345.00
9/15/2011 PCGS AU 50   David Lawrence Rare Coins Thursday - Internet Auction # 619, 626/Lot# 7530 $759.00
2/10/2013 PCGS Genuine AU   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/10/2013, 61/Lot# 95323 $374.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1875 S $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333360392429463695132317532315261429943216332436014375493555631030714669212243119632354
34237040444054090414661940241427403068325234163859456151447144117611685424548315820
0000001466194024142740306832523416385945615144714411761168542454800
0000001609212725142867314232883508411747485353872513215190392787200
1875 S $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base5325756297298539251152134522812713323135213708393247066572733077298144857490229486
54659366277087710001216165724252885332735833782419053286824746378678287872391760
0000001216165724252885332735833782419053286824746378678287872300
0000001280196925693058342436453857444859507077759680058430887200
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Grade: MS 62
Points: 3601
Owner: Desert Gold
 
Grade: MS 61
Points: 3324
Owner: Beau Newman
 
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