Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Quarters (1838-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 460
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2200g
ASW: 0.1800oz
Melt Value: $3.10 (5/24/2017)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
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1863 25C PF obverse 1863 25C PF reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

With all gold and silver coins at a premium to paper money, sales of proof coins fell into a predictable pattern for the war years 1862-65. The sales total for 1863 quarter dollars was 460 pieces. Examples in the lower grades are easily found, though gems can be quite elusive. Cameo proofs are available at a premium, but Ultra Cameo pieces are extremely rare.

A single die marriage is known for this modest mintage, Briggs 4-D.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/12/2016

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1863 25C PF
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1863 25C PF Cameo
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1863 25C PF Ultra Cameo
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 149
Low Grade: 55
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
12/20/2004 NGC PF 64   Teletrade Auction 1977, 1977/Lot# 1404 $1,815.00
5/27/2007 NGC PF 65   Cameo Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 1074 $4,140.00
9/17/2008 NGC PF 63   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2008 September Long Beach, CA US Coin Signature Auction #1116, 1116/Lot# 1874 $977.50
3/17/2011 NGC PF 63   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2011 March Sacramento Signature ANA US Coin Auction Session(1), 1153/Lot# 3522 $1,265.00
7/7/2011 PCGS PF 63   Heritage Auctions 2011 July Orlando Summer FUN Signature US Coin Auction Session(1), 1157/Lot# 3515 $1,150.00
5/4/2014 NGC PF 62   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/04/2014, 169/Lot# 184541 $825.00
6/23/2014 PCGS PF 64   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3487, 6036/Lot# 20192 $2,026.88
11/30/2014 NGC PF 62   Cameo David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 832, 841/Lot# 585 $950.00
10/31/2016 NGC PF 64   Heritage Auctions 2016 October 31 - November 2 US Coins Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1241/Lot# 4026 $1,292.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1863 25C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3173333453603753924094264426468911028106614501472227433494431574782281177417126
322337350365381398415431510728937104111941457173926323710487065749410135580
00000041543151072893710411194145717392632371048706574941000
000000420437578809982105313221465200729914070530874011059200
1863 25C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3453603753894064234394584776929481092113115311554238835004617597385211215517628
350365380395412428445464549777996110512641539183227593872506968229732139790
00000044546454977799611051264153918322759387250696822973200
0000004524716208631044111813981546211031294245552176721094400
1863 25C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base38139841543145046648450552475410271181122316471671254837124876628689291268518324
38740442043745547249151160184510781195136416551963293641005346716710181145650
0000004915116018451078119513641655196329364100534671671018100
0000004985186779361130120915061663225633244488581680481143300
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Grade: PF 62 CAMEO
Points: 1233
Owner: gherrmann44
 
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