Coin Specifications

Category: Seated Liberty Quarters (1838-1891)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 734,000
Catalog: KM-64.2
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.68g
ASW: 0.1933oz
Melt Value: $2.96 (2/9/2016)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1847 25C MS obverse 1847 25C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

As a date, the 1847 is one of the numerous unsung condition rarities in the early Seated Quarter series. Although Mint records indicate that 734,000 coins were produced, Briggs (1991) assigns this issue an R.6 rating in Unc.

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1847 25C MS
  GVGFVFXF5053555861626364656667686970
Base $ 27.00 33.00 50.00 90.00 145 265 300 380 500 850 1025 1775 3300 10500 19500 - - - -
$ - - - 400 525 - 1250 1950 4750 14500 - - -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 71
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 65


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4/26/2010 PCGS XF 45   Teletrade Auction 2844, 2844/Lot# 1544 $149.50
6/3/2012 PCGS VG 10   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131224/Lot# 24179 $40.00
1/13/2013 PCGS XF 40   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/13/2013, 57/Lot# 92921 $215.60
11/15/2013 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2013 November 15 - 16 Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection, Part II Signature Auction - New York Session(1), 1190/Lot# 33185 $14,100.00
11/6/2014 PCGS MS 62   Heritage Auctions 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills Session(5), 1211/Lot# 7648 $705.00
11/14/2014 NGC AU 50   Stack's Bowers iAuction 3508, 6062/Lot# 20128 $235.00


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1847 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base819811513118635452466779386897410391271142718522775452351999741156112521128161
8610312014924241057170981890399511161323156821593357474867131169718811261940
0000005717098189039951116132315682159335747486713116971881100
00000061975184393810171193137517102467394049738227136542201100
1847 25C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base891061271432053845637138449231033110313451508195029074712540910074160822588328890
94113132163264443613756870959105611831399165522693508494469641207619349268850
00000061375687095910561183139916552269350849446964120761934900
00000066380089699610791264145318022588411051768519140792261600
Competitive Registry Sets
CategoriesSets
US Type Set, including Modern Issues 667
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070) 425
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5) 404
Indian Head Cents, 1859-1909, Circulation Issue 332
US Type Set, 1792-1964 265
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 234
20th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 217
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 193
Small Cent Type Set 158
Quarter Dollar Type Set (Incl. 20 Cents) 156
20th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 145
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only 89
19th Century Series Type Set, Non-Proofs Only - No Gold 54
Seated Liberty Quarters 1838-1891 54
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs 53
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs & Non-Proofs - No Gold 52
US Type Set, 1792-1964, Circulated Coins Only 19
Seated Liberty Quarters 1838-1891, One-Per-Date 18
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs Only 16
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 15
Basic US Type Set, No Gold (7070), Circulated Coins Only 14
19th Century Series Type Set, Proofs Only - No Gold 13
Seated Liberty Quarters, No Motto, 1838-1865 13
Basic US Type Set, with Gold (7070 + Page 5), Circulated Coins Only 12
19th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 12
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only (No Gold) 11
1847 Mint Set 9
20th Century Series Type Set, Circulated Coins Only 8
Seated Liberty Quarters, 1838-1891, Circulated Coins Only 6
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Grade: MS 64
Points: 2775
Owner: jhd
 
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