Coin Specifications

Category: Standing Liberty Quarters (1916-1930)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 10,920,000
Obverse Designer: Hermon A. MacNeil
Reverse Designer: Hermon A. MacNeil
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $3.06 (9/21/2017)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
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1924 25C MS obverse 1924 25C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

1924 proved to be the final year of raised-date quarters, and it was evident that the Mint was quite aware of the problem with dateless coins in circulation. As a stop-gap measure, the numerals of the date for 1924's obverse master die were thinner than in past years in an attempt to make them more resistant to the blurring effects of circulation. Of course, the real solution to the problem was not arrived until the following year, when the date was finally recessed to protect it from wear.

The 1924(P) quarter dollar is among the most often seen Type 2 quarters across most grades. With a mintage similar to that of 1923(P), the number of circulated survivors for each are roughly similar. Mint State pieces are plentiful, and Full Head coins are more common than for 1923(P). The overall quality of strike is fairly good for this entry. Jay Cline observed that many examples seem to have a "very porous field," and this is likely just the effects of die erosion seen on all dates/mints of Type 2 Standing Liberty Quarters.

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Last Updated: 5/5/2017

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1924 25C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 15.00 20.00 25.00 35.00 60.00 85.00 95.00 115 135 150 165 200 265 375 575 1000 2450 8600 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 425 600 1175 3800 22500
1924 25C MS Full Head
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ - - - - - 110 120 135 185 200 240 315 430 565 1650 3000 12500 22000 - -
$ - - - - - - - 325 - - 1800 5250 16000 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1146
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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7/31/1993 PCGS MS 67   Full Head Heritage Auctions 1993 ANA Sale #107, 107/Lot# 6304 $4,565.00
10/4/1995 NGC MS 65   Full Head Heritage Auctions 1995 October Long Beach Bullet Sale #143, 143/Lot# 254 $660.00
2/7/1996 NGC MS 65   Full Head Teletrade Auction 0813, 813/Lot# 373 $844.75
9/23/2007 NGC MS 66   Full Head Goldberg September 23-26, 2007 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 42/Lot# 2703 $1,380.00
7/28/2008 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Monday - Internet Auction # 269, 275/Lot# 386 $103.50
8/7/2010 NGC MS 66   Full Head Stack's Bowers The August 2010 Boston Rarities Sale, 34/Lot# 478 $1,840.00
9/7/2011 PCGS MS 66   Full Head Heritage Auctions 2011 September Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(1), 1159/Lot# 3464 $2,415.00
5/27/2012 NGC Details VG Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 05/27/2012, 24/Lot# 52518 $17.00
2/3/2013 NGC Details AU Details  GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 02/03/2013, 60/Lot# 96239 $68.20


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1924 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base333333102201244272311336345366381539847123920873583906616149
3333336135215253285319339352371433641977152125855410114270
00000013521525328531933935237143364197715212585541000
000000168229262298327342359376486744110818043084723800
1924 25C MS Full Head
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base33333313525530433938441542645046982916582161334554171448725933
333334717527131535439441843445658911051825255540358440183020
0000001752713153543944184344565891105182525554035844000
00000021528732736940442244246270913811993295047261146300
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Grade: MS 67 FH
Points: 3345
Owner: JMWorlock
 
Grade: MS 65
Points: 847
Owner: Merc111
 
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