Coin Specifications

Category: Washington Quarters (1932-1998)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 11,246
Obverse Designer: John Flanagan
Reverse Designer: John Flanagan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $4.37 (12/3/2020)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
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1940 25C PF obverse 1940 25C PF reverse
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Description & Analysis

Eight obverse dies and seven reverses were used in coining the proof quarter dollars of 1940, as recorded in Roger Burdette's superb book on the proofs of 1936-42. Some 15,000 pieces were struck, many of these proving to be unsuitable in some way. Of the official mintage published, 66 coins were actually lost to assays, so the real net mintage for 1940 is 11,180 proof quarters.

Quality control was a little tighter than in 1939, and fewer coins are seen from overly polished dies lacking in detail. Gems are fairly plentiful, and only in grades above PF 67 is this date rare.

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Last Updated: 9/18/2019

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1940 25C PF
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Base $ - - - - - - - - - 55.00 60.00 63.00 80.00 115 140 155 625 7750 - -
$ - - - - - - - 75.00 90.00 125 150 225 1900 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1588
Low Grade: 60
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 68

The chart showing 60 series, 61 series, 62 series, 63 series, 64 series, 65 series, 66 series, 67 series, 68 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 12/1/2020 1940 25C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base-----------15315123843457722130--1588
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Total-----------15315123843458122831--1600
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NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1940 25C PF CA
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base1351591862162512883083303423543663784295125796557568421450482352976429
14316819622826329531533434635837039545753460468978510452574498156746750
00000031533434635837039545753460468978510452574498100
00000032333835036237441248455763072281312473699513900
1940 25C PF
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base6781941111311551671791861942012202372483174094505171303463050905583
72851001181391591711811891962072262412713484234727792412478352545862
0000001711811891962072262412713484234727792412478300
00000017518419119921423124429437843649510413521493700
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Grade: PF 68
Points: 4630
Owner: Paul Kromm
 
Grade: PF 68
Points: 4630
Owner: Rob2
 
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