Coin Specifications

Category: Washington Quarters (1932-1998)
Mint: San Francisco
Mintage: 10,284,004
Obverse Designer: John Flanagan
Reverse Designer: John Flanagan
Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 6.2500g
ASW: 0.1808oz
Melt Value: $3.15 (1/28/2020)
Diameter: 24.3mm
Edge: Reeded
Link to this coin

1950 S 25C MS obverse 1950 S 25C MS reverse
Expand All    Collapse All

Description & Analysis

With no quarters coined at the San Francisco Mint in 1949, more than 10 million were struck during 1950. Gems are common through MS 67, though many of these coins are deficient in certain aspects. Overuse of the dies was a chronic problem at San Francisco, and coins displaying furrowed fields and blurred details are in the majority. When repolished to remove such flaws, the dies sometimes produced prooflike pieces that are highly sought by collectors. These are more rare than for 1946-48, years in which many S-Mint coins were prooflike to varying degrees.

The most desirable variety is the S over D reverse. 1950 was a year in which there seemed to be some confusion about where reverse dies were needed, as there's a correspoding D over S variety struck at Denver. Also found are a doubled-die reverse and a nice repunched S mintmark.

GRADE SUMMARY

Loading... Working...

Use the scroll bar at the bottom of this box to view a summary of the NGC Price Guide, NGC Census, Auction Prices Realized and NGC Registry Scores for each grade.

There was no data found for this Coin.

Select Designation

 
NGC PRICE GUIDE
NGC CENSUS
AUCTION PRICES REALIZED
NGC REGISTRY
SCORE
FIND IT ON EBAY

Select Grade

Price Guide

Last Updated: 11/4/2019

Click on a price to see historical prices, comparison charts and trends.

1950 S 25C MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 7.75 7.85 8.00 8.25 8.35 8.85 9.00 9.50 9.75 11.50 12.00 13.50 17.00 21.00 38.00 75.00 390 4900 - -
$ - - - - - - - - - 23.00 45.00 100.00 1000 -

NGC Price and Value Guides Disclaimer

Census

 
NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 1899
Low Grade: VG
Average Grade: 64
High Grade: 68

The chart showing 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, 68 series.
NGC CENSUS DETAIL Last Updated: 1/28/2020 1950 S 25C MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base--1183751312141635-132381594997752352--1892
---------------1316131--34
-----------------224---26
-----------------------
Total--1183751312141635-132381605028132523--1952
 --0%1%2%0%1%1%1%1%2%-0%2%2%8%26%42%13%0%-- 
1950 S 25C MS PL
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970Total
Base---------------133----7
-----------------------
-----------------------
-----------------------
Total---------------133----7
 ---------------14%43%43%---- 

Related Articles

There are no related articles for this coin.

NGC Auction Central Disclaimer