Coin Specifications

Category: Silver Commemoratives (1892-1954)
Mint: Philadelphia
Obverse Designer: James Earle Fraser
Reverse Designer: James Earle Fraser
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 19.5700g
ASW: 0.5663oz
Melt Value: $9.98 (10/19/2019)
Edge: Plain
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1925 NORSE AMERICAN THICK SILVER MEDAL MS obverse 1925 NORSE AMERICAN THICK SILVER MEDAL MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The 1925 Norse American medals were struck to commemorate the anniversary of the arrival of the Restauration, which brought Norwegian immigrants to the United States a century earlier.

The medals were struck in many different metals and sizes. The two most common are the thick silver, with a mintage of some 33,750 pieces and the thin silver, with a mintage of 6,000. There were also 100 gold struck, but 47 of those were melted. Larger format triple-silvered bronze pieces were also struck for display at museums. Only 60 of those were distributed and they are very rare today.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 8/30/2019

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1925 NORSE AMERICAN THICK SILVER MEDAL MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - 136 150 - 156 162 176 195 210 260 306 560 1300 5620 - - -
$ - - - - - - - - 285 400 700 2850 - -

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1022
Low Grade: F
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67

The chart showing 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, 67 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 10/8/2019 1925 NORSE AMERICAN THICK SILVER MEDAL MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---11-612719119111228379202423---1022
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---------------53-----8
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Total---11-612719119111228384205423---1030
 ---0 %0 %-1 %0 %0 %1 %2 %0 %2 %11 %22 %37 %20 %4 %0 %--- 

Auction Prices Realized

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Grade
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Price
10/1/2001 PCGS MS 65   Teletrade Auction 1488, 1488/Lot# 1682 $261.60
2/1/2009 PCGS MS 65   Goldberg February 1-4, 2009 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 51/Lot# 1928 $642.00
7/12/2012 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2012 July 12-15 US Coin Summer FUN Signature Auction - Orlando Session(5), 1172/Lot# 10170 $207.00
9/6/2012 PCGS MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2012 September 6-9 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach Session(5), 1174/Lot# 9889 $211.50
4/7/2013 NGC AU 58   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 04/07/2013, 69/Lot# 108433 $231.55
2/23/2014 PCGS MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 792, 801/Lot# 698 $1,500.00
8/5/2014 NGC MS 64   Heritage Auctions 2014 August 5, 7 & 9 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago Session(5), 1208/Lot# 8948 $258.50
10/10/2014 PCGS MS 63   Stack's Bowers November Baltimore 2014, 6039/Lot# 16118 $152.75
4/26/2015 NGC MS 63   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131518/Lot# 21260 $258.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1925 NORSE MEDAL MS AMERICAN THICK SILVER
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base10220123730433643746950251953255156362067472582099015052614363946946089
135213259314369447480507523538555582638691756876116118742955399051590
000000480507523538555582638691756876116118742955399000
000000491513527544559601656708788933133322443297434200
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Grade: MS 66
Points: 1505
Owner: Gregg Bingham
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 990
Owner: John M Lyons
 
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