Coin Specifications

Category: Washington Quarters (1932-1998)
Mint: Philadelphia
Mintage: 35,196,000
Obverse Designer: John Flanagan
Reverse Designer: John Flanagan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $3.32 (1/27/2020)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
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1948 25C MS obverse 1948 25C MS reverse
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Description & Analysis

The immediate post-war recession of 1946-47 began to lift this year, and Philadelphia's production of quarter dollars rose about 50% over that of 1947. Abundant through MS 66, the next higher grade is a bit more scarce than for most issues of this period. Quality control was poor at the Philadelphia and San Francisco Mints, as compared to the coins struck at Denver.

Varieties are limited to very minor doubled-dies for either side, and these are of little interest.

GRADE SUMMARY

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Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/14/2019

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1948 25C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 7.75 7.85 8.00 8.25 8.35 8.75 9.00 9.50 9.75 10.00 10.00 12.50 14.00 20.00 35.00 65.00 250 3650 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - - 42.00 90.00 1200 -

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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 2619
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 65
High Grade: 68

The chart showing 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, 68 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 1/21/2020 1948 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base----3-242113-2103324092210912951--2619
-----------------87---15
-----------------33---6
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Total----3-242113-2103324092211023051--2640
 ----0%-0%0%0%0%0%-0%0%1%9%35%42%12%0%-- 

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