Coin Specifications

Category: Washington Quarters (1932-1998)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 5,532,000
Catalog: KM-164
Obverse Designer: John Flanagan
Reverse Designer: John Flanagan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.25g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $3.38 (8/26/2016)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1947 S 25C MS obverse 1947 S 25C MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

The 1947-S Washington Quarter is the last San Francisco Washington quarter struck for circulation with a mintage under 9 million coins. It is readily available in superb gem grades, with coins graded by NGC even reaching MS68.

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 3/4/2015

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1947 S 25C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 7.75 7.85 8.00 8.25 8.35 8.85 9.00 9.50 9.75 10.00 10.25 12.50 14.00 22.50 40.00 60.00 310 11750 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - 45.00 115 850 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 4778
Low Grade: 45
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 68


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Auction Prices Realized

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Date
Service
Grade
Auction House
Sale / Lot
Price
3/3/2003 NGC MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2003 February Long Beach Bullet Sale #315, 315/Lot# 787 $82.80
1/30/2006 NGC MS 66   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 72, 77/Lot# 431 $33.35
2/18/2007 PCGS MS 66   Teletrade Auction 2328, 2328/Lot# 1455 $53.00
2/3/2011 PCGS MS 67   Heritage Auctions 2011 February Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction Session(4), 1152/Lot# 8163 $373.75
9/2/2012 NGC MS 66   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 09/02/2012, 38/Lot# 70661 $22.51
6/16/2014 NGC MS 67   Stack's Bowers iAuciton 3486, 6035/Lot# 20306 $464.13
9/22/2014 PCGS MS 67   Goldberg September 22-25, 2013 September Pre Long Beach, 75/Lot# 703 $115.00
7/5/2015 PCGS MS 66   Heritage Auctions Internet Coin Auction Session(1), 131528/Lot# 23123 $111.63


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1947 S 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base32323232323232323237373737505494163237865551550447802
3232323232323232343737374151671171884462415551559630
0000003232343737374151671171884462415551500
0000003232353737374653811402126563965551500
1947 S 25C MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base373737373737373737414141415459102179258921573452498085
3737373737373737384141414556731282054792525573461940
0000003737384141414556731282054792525573400
0000003737404141415057881532327004130573400
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Grade: MS 67
Points: 2525
Owner: Rick's Keepers
 
Grade: MS 67
Points: 2415
Owner: G.M.Chow Collection
 
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