Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Quarters (1838-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 600
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $3.12 (5/23/2017)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
Link to this coin

1891 25C PF obverse 1891 25C PF reverse


  
Expand All    Collapse All

VarietyPlus®

There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

The number of coins struck for circulation rose in spectacular fashion this year, as the decade-long redundancy of quarter dollars in the Treasury was finally eradicated. Conversely, proof sales plunged to just 600 pieces. With MS coins being quite common, the 1891 proof edition thus brings more in all but the highest grades.

A single pair of dies was used for this date, the reverse being a holdover from 1890. These dies are not especially distinctive, though the slightly incomplete stars seen on proof 1891 quarters may the result of an incomplete hubbing operation.

GRADE SUMMARY

Loading... Working...

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade.

There was no data found for this Coin.

Select Designation

 
NGC PRICE GUIDE
NGC CENSUS*
AUCTION PRICES REALIZED
NGC REGISTRY
SCORE

Select Grade

*To view the Census details for this coin, please sign in or sign up.

Price Guide

Last Updated: 10/12/2016

Click on a price to see historical prices, comparison charts and trends.

1891 25C PF
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - 400 500 650 975 1300 2350 3050 6100 17500 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - 3400 - -
1891 25C PF Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - 750 1050 1375 2500 3900 8500 18000 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - - - 11250 -
1891 25C PF Ultra Cameo
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2300 4150 6000 10000 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 2500 - - 12000 -

NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 223
Low Grade: 60
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68


Upcoming Auctions


Auction Prices Realized

A random selection of coins is shown below.

Images
Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
11/19/1999 NGC PF 63   Heritage Auctions 1999 Santa Clara Bullet Sale #214, 214/Lot# 178 $488.75
9/6/2004 NGC PF 67   Cameo Goldberg September 6-7, 2004 Pre-Long Beach Coin Auction, 26/Lot# 718 $5,463.00
6/27/2005 NGC PF 63   David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 43: The Cook Family Collection, 47/Lot# 811 $678.50
3/7/2011 NGC PF 60   Teletrade Auction 3026, 3026/Lot# 1294 $391.00
7/27/2013 PCGS   Cameo Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 2048 $2,350.00
2/23/2014 PCGS PF 64   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/23/2014, 182/Lot# 162211 $1,449.44
8/11/2015 PCGS   Stack's Bowers 2015 Chicago ANA, 6104/Lot# 373 $2,820.00
2/4/2016 NGC PF 68   Cameo Heritage Auctions 2016 February 4 - 7 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(1), 1232/Lot# 3198 $9,400.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1891 25C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base194201212223234244255265278423602705745958110313982205291038175158744410727
196205216227237248258269326483636718816100612011667244032124264592085380
000000258269326483636718816100612011667244032124264592000
000000262274375542671732887105513001936267535154711668200
1891 25C PF Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2092202302412512652752883014566447527941018117014782316304739845367771811085
213223234244256268279292353519680766869106912731757256033594445615188400
000000279292353519680766869106912731757256033594445615100
000000284297404581716780943111913752037280336724906693400
1891 25C PF Ultra Cameo
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base2372482582722822953083233365027058208651103126415902472323842175656809611578
241251263275286299313327391570743835944115713731884272735644697646992570
000000313327391570743835944115713731884272735644697646900
0000003183324476377828501024121014812178298338915176728300
Registry Image Gallery
Grade: PF 68
Points: 5158
Owner: robertinct
 
Grade: PF 67 CAMEO
Points: 4694
Owner: Stiel Coin Collection
 
View the Registry Image Gallery

Related Articles

There are no related articles for this coin.

NGC Auction Central Disclaimer