Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Quarters (1838-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 17,816,000
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $3.26 (2/23/2017)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
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1876 25C MS obverse 1876 25C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The mass redemption of the hated fractional currency notes really got underway in 1876, and Philadelphia recorded its highest mintage of the entire Seated Liberty Quarter Dollar series. This issue is common across all grades, including Mint State. Some truly outstanding gems have been certified, and these grace many an advanced type set.

With such a huge mintage (101 obverse dies and 108 reverses were prepared) the 1876(P) quarter has revealed several varieties. Some were published in Briggs' superb encyclopedia on this series, while others were discovered subsequently and included within The Cherrypickers' Guide to Rare Die Varieties. The best of these are attributed by NGC under its VarietyPlus Service.

Most 1876(P) quarters were coined with reverse dies of the Type 2 hub, and examples displaying the Type 1 reverse are very scarce.

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1876 25C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 25.00 28.00 35.00 40.00 85.00 160 175 225 265 315 360 390 630 925 1850 3025 6500 - - -
$ - - - - - - - 415 - 1150 - 4300 9750 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 602
Low Grade: PrAg
Average Grade: 60
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
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8/6/2005 PCGS AU 53   Heritage Auctions Continuous Internet Auction #65082, 65082/Lot# 23216 $126.50
5/27/2007 NGC MS 63   Goldberg May 27-30, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 41/Lot# 348 $368.00
7/16/2007 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 159, 164/Lot# 66 $2,300.00
4/4/2010 PCGS AU 50   Teletrade Auction 2833, 2833/Lot# 2027 $149.50
12/5/2013 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions 2013 December 5 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Houston Session(4), 1192/Lot# 4629 $2,291.25
2/16/2014 PCGS VF 35   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/16/2014, 174/Lot# 168998 $48.76
6/9/2014 NGC AU 53   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3485, 6034/Lot# 20263 $150.40
6/23/2014 NGC AU 53   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3487, 6036/Lot# 20196 $150.40


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1876 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base151179220288389546705842991108212061284134515781707248330854802527566121023416015
160192242321441599750891102111231232130414221621196526833657495957207819121610
00000075089110211123123213041422162119652683365749595720781900
00000079694110511164125813241500166422242884422951176166902600
1876 25C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1671942413144205867528961053114812781358142316651799260432285000548768621057916496
176209265349475641800948108411911304137915031709206728123818516259458101125510
00000080094810841191130413791503170920672812381851625945810100
000000848100011161234133114011584175423353020440953246403934000
1876 25C MS Deep Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base8194102127147282336517575642705764925106611931678230232514526497858857711
8596110133192300396536597663724817972110813541886261836764676528064930
000000396536597663724817972110813541886261836764676528000
0000004565556196847448711019115015162094293441014827558200
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 5720
Owner: Malibu Collector
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 5275
Owner: T. J. Newman Collection
 
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