Coin Specifications

Category: Washington Quarters (1932-1998)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 3,828,000
Obverse Designer: John Flanagan
Reverse Designer: John Flanagan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $4.39 (12/5/2020)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
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1936 S 25C MS obverse 1936 S 25C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

Though of lower mintage than its Denver Mint cousin, the 1936-S quarter is more readily available. With most collectors living in the East during the 1930s, S-Mint coins always were scarce and prized. This led to the hoarding of BU rolls and even worn pieces when found. This issue is plentiful through the grade of MS 66, though quite rare above that level. Most are pleasingly lustrous but may be a bit weakly struck on the high points.

A nice repunched mintmark variety may be found on 1936-S quarters, with the earlier impression lying east of the final one.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 7/20/2020

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1936 S 25C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 8.25 8.50 9.00 12.00 20.00 48.00 55.00 65.00 85.00 95.00 115 125 140 150 250 450 2750 - - -
$ - 53.00 60.00 70.00 90.00 100.00 120 135 145 160 290 600 5250 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1541
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 63
High Grade: 67

The chart showing G series, VG series, 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: 12/1/2020 1936 S 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-12-6695920391136816153450415310---1541
---------------1212---6
--------------14335---16
------------------1---1
Total-12-6695920391136816253950915718---1564
 -0%0%-0%0%1%0%1%1%2%0%1%4%10%34%33%10%1%--- 

NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1936 S 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base242832324581143194220255320351409437477502725106628856263947113759
25293236571021602032322773303704184504855768391672401173321090014447
00000016020323227733037041845048557683916724011733200
00000017721124329834139042846449465195222795137840200
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 4011
Owner: erwindoc
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 2885
Owner: TERRY A
 
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