Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Quarters (1838-1891)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 76,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2200g
ASW: 0.1800oz
Melt Value: $3.14 (1/28/2020)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
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1869 S 25C MS obverse 1869 S 25C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The 1869-S quarter dollar is scarce across all grades and a genuine rarity in Mint State. Gems are extremely rare, due in part to the mediocre luster of this issue.

A single pair of dies produced the entire mintage. The reverse die was the same one used for 1866-S and 1867-S. Its distinctive raised line within the lower loop expanded for this date and partially obscures it.

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Last Updated: 6/14/2019

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1869 S 25C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 190 360 565 870 1250 1750 2300 2650 3750 5000 5625 6550 7500 14000 28000 30000 - - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 36
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 40
High Grade: 66

The chart showing PrAg series, G series, VG series, F series, VF series, 40 series, 45 series, 50 series, 53 series, 55 series, 58 series, 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 1/28/2020 1869 S 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base15416336-11-1--3-1----36
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Total15416336-11-1--3-1----36
 3%14%11%3%17%8%8%17%-3%3%-3%--8%-3%---- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1869 S 25C MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3043515978511146169719852233251026762903304234133823457254246476992014519215743251136062
3194336819491329179320672325256527512949316535494072485657747624114531687025219336940
0000002067232525652751294931653549407248565774762411453168702521900
0000002150241726202827299532893686432251406125877212986192222886500
1869 S 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2823235587981081160918862124239225522771290532643661438752146237959114082209873171535202
2954016388921257170119652213244526252815302433963903466255557355110881638324563328770
0000001965221324452625281530243396390346625555735511088163832456300
0000002044230224982698286031443528414549385896847312585186852813900
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