Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Quarters (1838-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.6800g
ASW: 0.1933oz
Melt Value: $3.45 (1/24/2020)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
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1850 25C PF obverse 1850 25C PF reverse
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Description & Analysis

Proof quarter dollars dated 1850 are exceedingly rare, even more so than the elusive 1849 issue. Two examples are confirmed, with a third possible.

Larry Briggs identified a single die pair, his 3-C, for this issue, though he did not have any commentary on the reverse. Blowing up the photos included in Coin Explorer, it's evident that the same reverse used for 1846-49 was again employed with the 1850 issue.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 4/15/2019

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1850 25C PF
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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2
Low Grade: 62
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 65

The chart showing 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 1/21/2020 1850 25C PF
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Base-------------1--1-----2
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Total-------------1--1-----2
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1850 25C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base000000000061296574689973404935948511342127571571517208177230
0000000000627766827046734064521010411814137431621317380177230
000000000062776682704673406452101041181413743162131738000
000000000064266791719373407968107231228514729167101755100
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