Coin Specifications

Category: Standing Liberty Quarters (1916-1930)
Mint: Denver
Mintage: 3,586,400
Obverse Designer: Hermon A. MacNeil
Reverse Designer: Hermon A. MacNeil
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $3.07 (10/18/2017)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
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1920 D 25C MS obverse 1920 D 25C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The low mintage recorded for 1919-D quarters prompted higher production during 1920, and the number of 1920-D quarters struck would not again be this high at the Denver Mint for the remainder of the series. Most, however, were rather poorly made, with weakness in all central details, the top of the date and, of course, Liberty's head. Typical of Denver Mint coins from this period, die cracks are also distressingly common.

This issue is scarce across all grades. Mint State gems are rare, with those earning the FH designation being especially elusive.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 5/5/2017

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1920 D 25C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 70.00 80.00 125 155 170 280 290 315 330 375 530 685 1150 1750 2050 3700 11000 - - -
$ - - - - 340 - - - - - 2300 6750 - -
1920 D 25C MS Full Head
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - 1100 1200 1350 1450 1550 1650 2000 2600 4350 8900 18000 35000 170000 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 5250 - 21500 - 275000

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Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 428
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 58
High Grade: 67


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
1/11/1997 NGC MS 66   Heritage Auctions 1997 F.U.N. Signature Sale #165, 165/Lot# 6083 $1,552.50
7/26/2003 NGC MS 65   Heritage Auctions 2003 July Baltimore, MD. Signature Sale #328, 328/Lot# 7107 $1,610.00
4/14/2008 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 238, 244/Lot# 545 $2,415.00
6/17/2010 NGC MS 64   Stack's Bowers The June 2010 Baltimore Auction, 41/Lot# 2128 $1,380.00
5/22/2011 PCGS VG 8   Teletrade Auction 3070, 3070/Lot# 1568 $50.00
9/4/2011 PCGS MS 64   Full Head Goldberg September 4-6, 2011 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 65/Lot# 1118 $2,915.25
3/30/2014 PCGS XF 40   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 03/30/2014, 184/Lot# 180404 $182.62
11/8/2015 PCGS AU 55   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131546/Lot# 25090 $239.70


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1920 25C MS D Full Head
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333351984490894910101048122314501776246434865158563186092888151020
3333317562786592196910221106129815582005280440435315662315366362600
0000006278659219691022110612981558200528044043531566231536600
0000007358869359891035116413741667223431454600547376162212300
1920 25C MS D
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base3333332484374775025395636748201036153120482161367558881730330664
3333384311450485514547600722892120117032085266544129693217560
00000031145048551454760072289212011703208526654412969300
000000374463493526555637771964136618752123317051501349800
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Grade: MS 66 FH
Points: 5158
Owner: JMWorlock
 
Grade: MS 66
Points: 2161
Owner: joe t
 
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